This is known as Groupthink discovered by Janis (1972).
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of working in teams?
By reference to relevant theory show how can the disadvantages be reduced or avoided.
The following sections will draw distinctions between teamwork and group work, highlighting the opportunities associated with team-driven performance.
Further, several theoretical models of teamwork will be introduced, demonstrating underlying benefits of optimised team management and goal setting.
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As organisations continue to strive towards competitive advantage and increasingly high performance standards, collaboration and team-oriented project management are increasingly providing the flexibility and innovative potential necessary to excel.
A disadvantage of teamwork may be the fact that it is very time consuming and may take members a long time to make decisions, as all viewpoints of team members need to be considered.
It may take a while for team members to come to an agreement of what should be done or where to meet and when.