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Part I: Designing a Successful Blueprint... > Distinguishing Teams from Groups

Chapter 2. Distinguishing Teams from Groups

From the beginning, people have formed groups. Groups provide the basis for family living, protection, warfare, government, recreation, and work. Group behavior has ranged from chaos to dramatic success, but it is increasingly evident that groups enjoy their greatest success when they become more productive units called teams.

Managers in many organizations seem content with group performance. This is often because they have not thought beyond what is being accomplished to what might be achieved under slightly different circumstances. Other leaders using the same number of people doing similar tasks with the same technology somehow manage to improve productivity and profit dramatically by establishing a climate where people are willing to give their best and work together in teams.


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