Unformatted text preview: work is rarely distributed evenly amongst writers. Someone always ends up doing more or less work. Another disadvantage of collaborative writing would be the amount of time it takes to complete a single document. The process of taking everyone’s opinion takes longer to compile than with the individual writing process. The final disadvantage is called “group think.” When people try to get along in groups they sometimes agree with their teammates all the time. This defeats the original purpose of collaborative writing. Individual writing would probably be preferred if there was a short amount of time in which to complete an assignment. Individual writing would probably be preferable in a public speech, preparing an essay, or compiling a book report....
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- Spring '10
- Collaborative writing, Individual Writing Processes