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The Teamwork Myth

Nicola O’Connell talks to management guru Kevan Hall about why teamwork isn’t the ‘management sacred cow’ that many organisations perceive it to be.

For the past 20 to 30 years, teamwork has been hailed as an article of faith. It’s now time for larger companies to challenge its role, recognise its expense and drawbacks, and implement alternatives that are, ultimately, more effective and cost saving.

Source: Human Capital Management (HCM), Jan/Feb 2008, pp 23/24. Performance Management: Teams — The Teamwork Myth. By Nicola O’Connell.

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