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With all the hoopla about the benefits of teams, it’s easy to forget that some situations call for individual effort rather than group collaboration. If you’re facing an urgent deadline and need less talk and more action, you’ll want to stay away from teams. Groups must usually reach consensus and hash out members’ differences in opinion or outlook before they produce results, and you may not have the luxury of that kind of time. And if your workplace has an everchanging cast of characters—from consultants to part-timers to temps—you may not want to divert their attention from the tasks at hand in order for them to bond as a team.
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