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The role of organizations in the reptile community

By Jeff Barringer
Thu, January 10 2013 at 13:29

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Thank you for founding and hosting the Annual Reptile and Amphibian Law Symposium & Workshop.
#1 Rick Stanley on 2013-01-10 17:05 (Reply)
Awesome! Let’s make it happen and strength in numbers.

"Divided We Fall, United We Stand"
#2 Sgt Breen USMC on 2013-01-11 20:17 (Reply)
-borrowed from Wikipedia-

David Cooperrider suggests that the larger the group, the better. This is because a larger group is able to address concerns of the whole system. So while a large team may be ineffective at performing a given task, Cooperider says that the relevance of that task should be considered, because determining whether the team is effective first requires identifying what needs to be accomplished.

Regarding composition, all teams will have an element of homogeneity and heterogeneity. The more homogeneous the group, the more cohesive it will be. The more heterogeneous the group, the greater the differences in perspective and increased potential for creativity, but also the greater potential for conflict.

Team members normally have different roles, like team leader and agents. Large teams can divide into sub-teams according to need.
#3 Dan Bjerk on 2013-01-11 21:12 (Reply)

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