chapter 3 Individual Needs vs. Team Needs
Besides differing in degrees of teaming instinct, people on teams differ in terms of personal agendas. We make a big deal out of team objectives. Team objectives are supposed to be powerful visions that unite the members of a team and drive them on irresistibly to success.
But guess what—in teaming physics, the team objective is decidedly the weak force. The strong force remains the collection of personal wishes and wants that team members bring to the team.
Just because we are attracted to teaming up doesnât mean we set our other desires on the shelf. We donât know about you, but weâll be doggoned if weâll forsake our personal dreams for the sake of some workgroup.
So a conflict exists between ...
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