by Jared Wyner, Braathe Enterprises Virtual Intern, Human resources
It might seem counterproductive, but teams aren’t all they’re
cracked up to be!
Now that I have your attention and you’re positive that
I’m wrong, let me introduce to to a novel thought; teams stagnate if they
are together for too long.
Corporations like Apple, Google, and Facebook
are rising stars in the tech industry which demands innovation. There are
many approaches to how inspiration, creativity, and innovation are
encouraged. It has been shown that in markets which demand such
innovations, disbanding and reformulation of teams can not only create more
vibrant teams, but a greater wealth of experience and more positive
corporate culture throughout the organization.
When approaching the issue from alternative points of view, it is evident that some would proffer the opinion that industries which are thought to require less innovation see
less of a benefit from teams. However, it has been shown that even the
most effective innovators’ abilities are enhanced when they are among like
inspired minds. The same is true for what some might consider more mundane
Whatever your opinion, studies show that collaboration breeds
more positive results, which breeds positive cash flow. Seriously, when is
the last time your organization turned away a promising new revenue stream?