Words of the Week – divide and conquer

Divide and Conquer
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Divide & Conquer originates, as buzzwords often do, from a war strategy whereby one side breaks the opposing force into small factions that then become easier to defeat.

Businesspeople divide and conquer task lists to achieve maximum results through minimal duplicated effort. To divide and conquer requires an understanding of all steps necessary to complete a project, and trust in team members to accomplish their objectives without significant oversight.

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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