From the first day of human existence, people - by basic instinct - have closely stuck in group work and teamwork. This claim is enhanced by Michael Black and Annette Capel in their article entitled “ Nature/Nurture : An artificial division”. According to them, “ Humans are also social creatures. We seek other humans to live with, and, in general, do not like to be alone for long periods. Newborn babies respond favourably with lower heart and respiration rates to having people nearby. So we are ‘naturally’ driven to live in social groups, and these very social groups provide the environment that we need to become successful humans”. Besides, the Creator has his own reason when deciding to give us this instinct. Simply, no one is perfect and nobody can do everything by himself so that teamwork will focus on the strengths of each person in group, which help members complement each other.
At the present day, teamwork is still a necessary skill and plays an important role in assessing one’s ability in various kinds of career. This skill now has been emphasized and trained in almost every university all over the world to help students prepare for their future jobs. Nevertheless, not all students are able to well work together. Is teamwork difficult or easy, advantageous or disadvantageous? The answer depends dramatically on how proper the way each person coorperate with each other is!
Admittedly, up until now, there has been a huge number of authors through a lot of articles conducting research into different aspects of teamwork. For example, in terms of teamwork’s outcomes, M.Rasing in “Advantages of teamwork” states that “Teamwork is almost always advantageous. It makes you perform well and produce better result.”. Agreeing with M.Rasing, in “Team Work - Advantages and Disadvantages”, Matthew Sorrow says that “Teamwork has assigned almost only advantages.” As regards tips on effective teamwork, for instance, Sergey Dudiy, Ph.D. shows his...
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