Some people think that a sense of competition in children should be encouraged. Others believe that children who are taught to co-operate rather than compete become more useful adults. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

There is no doubt that young generation needs to learn
working
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to work
with each other
in addition
to relentlessly pursuing their goals. People who believe in goal setting and
fulfillment
a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires
fulfilment
argue that
competition
is an indispensable quality.
However
, I tend not to agree with
this
concept as I find team
work
more useful and effective. On the one hand, there is a line of thought that learning to compete at an early age develops various abilities in an individual which can be quite useful in the education and the
work place
a place where work is done
workplace
. Practices
such
as working harder by comparing oneself with others are usually learnt at an early age.
For example
, a child participating in a sport judges his performance after comparing it with the other children.
This
makes his game better and gives him confidence of performing at a higher level of sport. Despite the advantages of
competition
, we must take into consideration its various drawbacks. I believe that
competition
is addictive, and it makes a person compare himself with his teammates.
Moreover
, as most businesses and real-life
work
is accomplished by teams, it becomes a serious limitation as one grows and takes on more responsibility. To illustrate, we can visualize
picture
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a picture
the picture
of an organization in which departments fight among each other and thereby, fail to meet overall strategic objectives. Alternatively, if children are taught to
work
with others, they can develop qualities like mutual respect, helpfulness and kindness.
Such
abilities would serve them once they take on
challenges
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the challenges
of real life. To summarize, cooperation and
team
cooperative work done by a team (especially when it is effective)
teamwork
work
is
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are
the basis of successful
work
and relationships, which obviously is vital for individual well-being. Giving more precedence to the
competition
may look like a natural choice, but it can result in
ineffectiveness
Suggestion
ineffective
and short-sightedness in later stages of one’s life.
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