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FOURAct Like a Teamto Promote SharedInvolvement

At this point, it’s time for your group to begin operating as a true team with a genuine sense of shared involvement.

The quality movement of the 1980s ushered in widespread use of employee involvement. People at all levels of organizations, especially those on the front lines, became involved in how to think about organization improvement. One of the primary methods for maximizing this involvement was the use of teams. It was shown repeatedly that collaboration in teams resulted in significant breakthroughs in problem solving and innovation, so teams were established as a means to achieving great results. Their use has continued to grow.

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The power of a team

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