What do experts mean when they say that teams are a means, not an end?

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An end is a goal.  A means is a way of achieving a goal.  Therefore, what the experts mean is that teams are a way of achieving a goal, not a goal in themselves.  This is important in business because it means that managers should focus on achieving the goal (better...

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