Indonesians are happier working towards a clearly defined team goal than when given specific individual targets.
As a basically group-oriented society where worth and status are derived from the family or group to which a person belongs, it is seldom necessary to spend too much time developing a good team spirit.
However, it is important to ensure that the team feels secure and that all situations where team members might lose face are kept to a minimum. The skilful team leader is acutely aware of the notion of face and will be alert to any situations which threaten the sense of harmony within the group.
Latest version updated
23rd March 2017
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