This CQ Dossier focuses on how organizations can effectively manage and lead teams through effective performance management. Organizations have focused on using teams to increase organizational effectiveness, yet many of these practices have not always been based on scientific principles.
Team Mental Models is a team level phenomenon that derives from team member's cognition and has a positive impact on team performance. This CQ Dossier introduces the Team Mental Model concept, reviews the body of evidence supporting the Team Mental Model - team performance relationship.
In this CQ Dossier we focus on team dynamics and how they influence team behaviors and team performance. Team dynamics are unconscious psychological forces that affect how team members interact and work together on tasks and projects.
This CQ Dossier examines the importance of team cohesion on team performance and organizational effectiveness. The notion of team cohesion has been an important topic for the past 70 decades with a plethora of knowledge concerning its role in team and organizational effectiveness.
This CQ Dossier describes the key characteristics of effective teams. The dossier draws on research that show how effective teams operate through coordination, communication, and shared cognition. The dossier describes how organizations can provide human resource practices such as employee training to ensure that teams are successful in reaching their missions and goals.