Some teams are built upon the shoulders of a ‘hero.’ Others are a collection of equals in getting work done. The different styles are on display right now in the NBA playoffs, and how well the players work together sometimes seems as much the story as their sheer individual talent.
What happens when so much money is concentrated in the hands of so few? Remember the Occupy Movement? What about the 1 percent controversy? How the tech industry is responding when they are the target.
What happens when people think their team revolves around them? How much do endorsements really matter (depends on who you are!)? Is there any hope for Congress? These are just a few questions that were recently answered at the INGRoup conference in Atlanta.
Can the process by which people get attracted and “stuck” within a group help us to understand, for instance, how people like the Boston Marathon bombers or others like them become immersed in terrorist groups?
We've all heard about corporations merging, but how about universities? What if they are very different; say one is a research-oriented school over 200 years old, another is a teaching school that became a university less than 20 years ago.