If a leader was to suggest that there was an absence of teamwork in their organization it would be shunned upon and seen as a deficiency on his/her part. Operating with teams just because it seems like the right thing to do doesn’t actually work. However for teamwork to truly succeed it takes a conscious effort on everybody’s part and the following fundamentals need to be present.
A clear unifying path as to where the team is heading is essential. Leadership of the team can be quite but must be decisive and vocal at this point. This involves ensuring that the right people are on the team and most importantly that everybody understands the expectations of success.