Working as a Team

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Working as a Team
Teams go through stages, just like new friends do. The more effort that we put into working as a team then, the more we can accomplish by helping our department or organization reach its objectives.
In this lesson, you’ll explore what being part of a team is like, and how capitalizing on team structure helps us to accomplish more.
 
Brainstorming
There are a lot of good reasons for working as a team, but there are drawbacks as well.

Benefits Barriers
Can get more varied ideas
Can get more creative solutions
Can get more done
Can be more fun
Can take more risks
Can be dominated by one strong person
Can take more time
Can spend more time talking and trying to be democratic
Hard on egos of members
Requires more skilled leadership