A group and a team represent two different collections of people, with solely different objectives. A team will work together to achieve a common objective while a group will collectively work to achieve individual objectives. Effective leadership unites the two collections of individuals to enhance objective attainment. This paper will differentiate a group and a team, explain ethical decision-making team leadership in the context of promoting social responsibility, identify the leadership styles and traits for effective team and group management, and include a discussion on ethical leadership.

Differences between a group and a team

A group comprises of various individuals working to complete a task collectively while a team is a group of people with a collective identity joined together to achieve an objective. In a group, mutually independent people with divergent goals are joined by a common experience and experience. They share resources and information, ...