Please consider the below sentence:
Dean Shrivastava and his __ of twenty faculty members took care of the classes.
Which word of the below fits best into the above blank?
d. Work Party
To me, all seem to suit fine. However, I cannot figure out which fits best.
Gang: an organized group of workmen
Team: a cooperative unit
Crew: an organized group of workmen
Work party: an organized group of workmen
These definitions I got from http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/.