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Jan 18 2012
The Rise of the New Groupthink.  The article criticizes recent trends towards collaborative projects, highlighting people like Steve Wozniak and Apple as an example of the importance of individual work. Individual work seems completely applicable with developing an invention, and certainly the endless meetings and discussions that are common to group dynamics are an issue. But the article generalizes the process of group work without considering the different stages of project development and the potential value group dialogue can have along the way. What are the metrics the author is using to assess the value of group work?  

The Rise of the New Groupthink.  The article criticizes recent trends towards collaborative projects, highlighting people like Steve Wozniak and Apple as an example of the importance of individual work. Individual work seems completely applicable with developing an invention, and certainly the endless meetings and discussions that are common to group dynamics are an issue. But the article generalizes the process of group work without considering the different stages of project development and the potential value group dialogue can have along the way. What are the metrics the author is using to assess the value of group work?