As an officer in the Armed Forces, an individual has to deal with superiors, equals as well as subordinates and work as a part of a Team (Group) for most part of one’s life. Therefore, an officer aspirant at the SSB’s is evaluated for the ability to function effectively and in harmony with the others in a group or a team. It is therefore pertinent to understand the essence of Team and Team Work (group effort).

Team – is a group of people who perform interdependent tasks to work towards accomplishing a common mission or a specific objective.

Team Work is the collaborative effort of a Group to achieve a common goal or to complete a task in the most effective and efficient way.

The importance of team work lies in the fact that different team members contribute different perspectives, and the synergy between team members can produce creative and productive results.