Strategic Response: When do you feel that it is beneficial to work on your own, rather than with others or as a team?

Sample Response:

Grant writing is, initially, a full-team effort. However, in the end it needs to become the Project Administrator’s ‘baby’. It has been with full-confidence in my team of employees that the final editing and review of the grant application has always been mine to do independently.

As I was accountable for the application and the program, it was my responsibility to make sure that the document represented me. I have a much stronger passion about cooperation and teamwork than I do about working independently, but I also see working independently as necessary when the accountability of the work falls on one person.

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