Broadway shows are staffed by actors and backstage crews who flit from one project to the next, assembling into new teams for each show, and that's a model businesses can learn from, writes author and management professor David Burkus. Gathering workers into temporary teams for each project allows energy and expertise to circulate more freely, helping with idea creation and execution. "The best teams might be temporary, but their company's success is enduring," Burkus writes.

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