Chapter 11 - Pros and Cons of Group Work

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pros
Groups and teams come up with more creative solutions
pros
Working with others improves members' comprehension of ideas presented
pros
Members are more satisfied with the group's conclusions and recommendations if they participated in the discussion
pro
Have more access to info when they tap into the experience of others
cons
Overly talkative, insensitive or overbearing people may speak to much
cons
Members sometime feel pressure to conform to what others are doing; may be difficult to stick to your own ideas when everyone's are different
cons
Some members just wait for others to do the work
con
Takes more time; time to talk and listen