How Groups Become a Team. By: Stephen Adams & Annabel Ortega. Group or Team ?. Are they the same?. Definitions. Groups – Two or more freely interacting people with shared norms and goals and a common identity.
By: Stephen Adams & Annabel Ortega
Are they the same?
How different are they?
Why do people in the business community use these terms so loosely?
“The essence of a team is common commitment. Without it, groups perform as individuals; with it, they become a powerful unit of collective performance.”
Avery, Christopher M.
2002. Training and Development. Teamwork isn’t just a group process. This time, it’s personal. http://www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m4467/is_1_56/ai_8236 1931/
Kinicki, Angelo; Kreitner, Robert. Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts, Skills & Best Practices. McGraw Hill Irwin. New Your, NY, 2006. pp. -205-268.