Teamwork is about building the work-related relationships needed to achieve outcomes and goals through team-based collaborations. It involves the ability to understand others and build rapport, and understanding the needs of others and the implicit social rules of context.
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These focus areas describe the kinds of skills, knowledge and understandings that an individual should demonstrate to be able to interact with others:
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