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THE IMPORTANCE OF TEAM BUILDING IN A HIGH‐TECH ENVIRONMENT

R.C. Jacobs (NSW Institute of Technology)
J.G. Everett (Apple Computer Australia)

Journal of European Industrial Training

ISSN: 0309-0590

Article publication date: 1 April 1988

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Abstract

For companies operating at the frontiers of knowledge and technology in business, developing innovative attitudes and strategies is critical to survival. The area of business defined as “high tech” is characterised by rapid change, growth, new companies, instability, fierce competition and considerable uncertainty. Natural selection and survival of the fittest in this area are an undeniable fact of life, and fitness in this context seems directly related to a company's inclination and ability to innovate. Two factors are important in determining whether people working in this environment will innovate:

Citation

Jacobs, R.C. and Everett, J.G. (1988), "THE IMPORTANCE OF TEAM BUILDING IN A HIGH‐TECH ENVIRONMENT", Journal of European Industrial Training, Vol. 12 No. 4, pp. 10-16. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb002250

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1988, MCB UP Limited

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