“Groupthink” vs. “Collaboration”



1.) Outline the advantages and disadvantages of each type of work environment – Collaborative vs. Solitary.   Explain your reasoning for each of your conclusions/beliefs.2.) What industries are more likely to be effective in each type of environment?  Again, provide support for your beliefs.3.) Within the “business of fashion,” where do you see collaboration and solitude being most effective?  Where might each become disruptive?  Support your conclusions.4.) To what does Steve Jobs attribute the success of Apple’s teams?  Should all team members be consulted on all aspects of a project?  What would Steve Jobs say about that?5.) In what type of environment would you be most effective?  Would a blended situation work best for you?  If you became a Manager, would your approach and reasoning change?