in an essay that i have submitted on trandsdisciplinary collaboration and how to train professionals for future work- it seems to me that in many domains we are now dominated by collaborative work ( less than 10% of all scientific papers today have only one author).
one of the obstacles is that our educational systems are built around the idea of the individual genius- and not a group of people who display genius
i have one group of three MA students working on a project together- its a true collaboration- but only one project output-
the university only knows how to give diplomas to individuals not to teams- an obstacle is the university plagiarism rules
which would make each of the students plagiarists of the other two !
how could one award PhDs or small teams not to individuals
maybe this is being done in other contexts already ?