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What are some of the positive and negative aspects of groups

What are some of the positive and negative aspects of working in a group? Do you believe that the positives outweigh the negatives? Why or why not?

References

Jex, S.M., & Britt, T.W. (2008). Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner
approach (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

MEYERS, E. M. (2010). Mediating Group Search: Lessons from a Middle School Study. Teacher Librarian, 38(2), 24. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

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Working in a group has both positive and negative aspects. One of the most important benefits of working in a group is the ability to share and conquer the task. When you have multiple people working together, often the tasks can be divided out according to who can complete the task better or more efficiently. This also allows for projects to be completed much faster compared to an individual working alone. Working in a group can also motivate other group members to perform at their best in an effort not to negatively impact other group members.
Negative aspects include completing tasks ...

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What are some of the positive and negative aspects of working in a group? Do you believe that the positives outweigh the negatives? Why or why not?

References

Jex, S.M., & Britt, T.W. (2008). Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner
approach (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

MEYERS, E. M. (2010). Mediating Group Search: Lessons from a Middle School Study. Teacher Librarian, 38(2), 24. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

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