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Is it more important to be able to work with a group of people on a team or to work independently? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.


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By robertwang - Posted on 20 July 2012

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Is it more important to be able to work with a group of people on a team or to work independently? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.

While some people emphasize great importance of cooperation, others argue that the significance of individual competition should not be rejected or neglected. To examine whether one is more important than the other, we have to look carefully into further details.

There are circumstances where the ability to work with group is much more important than that to work independently. More often than not, in most fields, a team can achieve much more extensive scope than an individual can, because one has less strength than many. In team-played sports, such as foot-ball, basket-ball; volley-ball etc., teamwork is often highly valued and is of essence. To get a goal or make a point, team me ...

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