Teamwork is supposed to be about the efficient allocation of resources. And it’s no secret that teams can be bureaucratic, frustrating, and costly. So it is the leader’s job to figure out when it’s appropriate to deploy more than one employee to a task. After all, if an assignment can be efficiently completed by an individual, then creating a team to take it on is a waste of time and money.
Author: Brian Fielkow
Source: Ivey Business Journal
Subjects: Market Research, Organizational Behavior, Teamwork