The Difference Between Groups and Teams: Definition & Contrasts


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A(n) _____ is a number of individuals forming a unit for a reason or cause.

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1. A(n) _____ is a collection of accomplished people coming together for a common goal that needs completion.

2. Judy has been assigned to work on a project with several coworkers. Project members are interdependent on one another and all work towards the same end goal. Judy is a member of a _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo is designed to help you gain an understanding of what makes groups and teams different in an organizational context. Important topics to remember include differences between forming for a reason and coming together for business results.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment tool, you will be tested on the following:

  • Individuals who form for specific cause
  • People who come together to complete a common goal
  • Members who work interdependently on a specific goal for business
  • Individuals who may or may not work in the same department

Skills Practiced

With this assessment combo, you will be able to practice:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of teams and groups
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the organizational structure of teams of groups and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as teams and groups at work

Additional Learning

Learn more about teams and groups in organizations by reviewing the lesson called The Difference Between Groups and Teams: Definition & Contrasts.

This lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Understand the differences between groups and teams
  • Learn about additional aspects of team and groups at work
  • Test your comprehension through an example