The idea that everyone can work together and produce something better than they could on their own with less work.
Often results in more work for 1-2 members of the group who receive little help
Group Member #1: So lets get started on this project
Group Member #2: Yeah this is going to be easy
Group Member #3: You two can do it on your own and put my name on it okay?
Group member #1: I hate Collaboration