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Mjay Akande Business Environment Explain the Importance of teamwork in Business: Book source In his book “The New Era of Management”, Richard Draft defined a team as “a unit of two or more people who interact and coordinate their work to accomplish a specific goal”. He further went on to discuss that work team effectiveness is based on productive output and personal satisfaction. He however stated that there is a clear difference between teams and groups. He focuses on the types of teams and the stages undergone in teamwork. He also emphasised the importance of team cohesiveness; “cohesiveness is the extent to which members of a team are attracted and motivated to remain in the team”. He briefly mentioned the ways in which managers and organisations can manage conflicts among groups. In his book, Daft failed to emphasise the importance of teamwork in an organisation because he oversimplified the issue; rather than writing extensively
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