Competence is the ability to do something effectively and efficiently. Loyalty on the other hand is a strong feeling of support or allegiance. Competence and loyalty are both important in situations where team members must trust each others. Strong teams are able to deliver more innovative and creative products more effectively when these elements are the foundation of trust. So they are both important to ensure that your teams performs well together. Can a shortage of competence be overcome by loyalty or can a lack of loyalty be ignored with competence? These are the questions that give rise to this episode’s debate as we explore the following motion:
“Competence is more important than loyalty when it comes to trusting team members and employees.”
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