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Are you a part of a Team? Or, simply a member in a Group?

For many of you perhaps, Team or Group does not make much difference.
Or, you may not be clear what is Team and what is Group.

A Group or a Team? – Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO Rakuten Inc.
Every Monday at Rakuten, every single person cleans his or her workspace.
This has been the practice at my company even back when we had ten employees.
It doesn’t matter if you are fresh out of college or a senior executive – we all get on our knees and make sure even the legs of our chairs are polished. Even I do this.

Why is this important?
It’s part of what elevates us from group to team.
A group is a gathering of people, each with their own established roles.

Many people used the words team and group interchangeably, but there are actually a number of differences between them in real world applications. A team’s strength depends on…

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