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Why Teamwork Leads to Success

May 29, 2014 General 0 Comments

Why Teamwork Leads to SuccessContemporary organizations require daily joint efforts to achieve their company goals. Combining multiple talents and creativity usually equals success. If it didn't, businesses would've abandoned teamwork a long time ago.

Modern organizations see a direct connection between team strength and corporate success. Fortune 500 company Oracle is one of countless companies emphasizing the team structure throughout their organization, according to its CEO and Founder, Larry Ellison. Teamwork, he says, means "getting people to connect — to the company (and) to one another." Combining people's experiences and ideas leads to higher profit.

Personal Benefits

Corporations boast increased revenue as an outcome of effective collaboration, but individual employees also enjoy advantages as a result of working in teams. More heads means more ideas, and you simply can't gain as much experience alone as you will in a group. There's a strong sense of personal satisfaction in solving a problem that effectively leads to the implementation of an idea. And, if you're in a team that you really value, it can a lot of fun.

Professional Benefits

Business administration degree programs offer the opportunity to extensively develop your teamwork skills. Several fields of business administration — marketing, management, information technology (IT), among others — all benefit from positive group interaction. The skills available through a degree in business administration are largely sought after in the business world.

How frequently do you see job openings name "team player" as one of their top requirements for a position? It's imperative that employees possess these abilities, not only for the company's benefit, but for employee's own personal success.

People in any business engage in teamwork to accomplish daily tasks and throughout the year. One person may come up with a terrific idea, but it takes numerous perspectives to bring it to life. Whether for Oracle, your own business or just personal satisfaction, teamwork is a practice that is as popular as it is valuable.

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