In both an academic research lab and in an early-stage start-up company, people either work alone or in a small tightly-knit team (of no more than 5 people). Unlike a traditional big-company or government work environment, there is relatively little bureaucracy or management overhead. Therefore, everyone is hyper-focused on the task at hand, which is either implementing novel research ideas or creating a marketable product.


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Posted: January 9th, 2011
at 3:02pm by Koookiecrumbles

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