A teams as defined by the Longman Dictionary is a group of people who work together to do a particular job. According to the book ‘Wisdom of Teams’ a team is a small group of people with complementary skills and abilities who are committed to a common goal and approach for which they hold each other mutually accountable (http://www.sideroad.com/Team_Building/difference-between-team-and-group.html). Deborah Mackin who is an author of team building books elaborated on this definition of teams in an article “The best size for teams is 7-12 individuals. Larger teams require more structure and support; smaller teams often have difficulty meeting when members are absent. Members have skills and abilities that complement the team's purpose. Not all members have the same skills, but together they are greater than the sum of their parts. On teams, members share roles and... [continues]
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