Video Case: Case 4: Building Teams

Group life is necessary for human survival. Although we don't think about it often, we are highly dependent on teams of people who work together—face to face or virtually—to provide us with food, clothing, and shelter, not to mention transportation, communication, medical miracles, entertainment, education, and all the other under pinnings that we take for granted in our everyday lives.

It is becoming increasingly difficult to solve problems independently in today's complex, global, fast-changing, and technology-driven world. When well managed, teams have the potential to do great thsings because people working in teams bring a wide variety of perspectives, knowledge, skills, and experience to the task at hand. ...

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