What are disadvantages of team building?

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I am researching advantages and disadvantages of team building. There is plenty of information on advantages but can someone help me out on the views of disadvantages of team building?

-- Laura Stef (LStef0220@aol.com), April 10, 2001


The disadvantages of team building are :

Unless the team has its members with cross functional skills, it is difficult to asses the performance of individual role in team.

Free Riding - Some of the team member donot put a proportionate share of the work . They gain without doing anything.

Co-ordination costs - are the cost the management has to spent to put the team members together, as management has to carefully analyse not just the skill , but to find beneficial team member, the member with both socio and emotional needs to co-ordinate with the team members.

are the disadvantatges.

-- (ramk@rediffmail.com), January 12, 2002.

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