Eric Kearney

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The ubiquitous hope among managers of new product development (NPD) teams that a cross-functional team composition may be a royal road to enhancing team innovations appears to be an illusion. Empirical analyses show positive as well as negative or nonsignificant relationships between cross-functionality and team innovations. In this article, we integrate(More)
In a sample of 62 research and development (R&D) teams, the authors examined transformational leadership as a moderator of the relationship of age, nationality, and educational background diversity with team outcomes. When levels of transformational leadership were high, nationality and educational diversity were positively related to team leaders'(More)
This article investigates collective team identification and team member alignment (i.e., the existence of short-and long-term team goals and team-based reward structures) as moderators of the association between task and relationship conflicts. Being indicators of cooperative goal interdependence in teams, both moderators are hypothesized to mitigate the(More)
Responding to Jackson and Joshi's (20 II) call for specific models of the effects of particular diversity types and against the backdrop of the rising desire for the publi c expression of religious identities in the workplace (Hicks, 2003), we develo p a framework that systematically explores when and how the expression of diverse religious identities(More)
  • Marcus Daniel Weller, Marcus Weller, Daniel, Marcus D Weller, Boris Baltes, John Arnold +2 others
  • 2013
Investigating a leadership fix for a suboptimal mix: a transformational leadership intervention for teams with incompatible personalities" (2012). Wayne State University Dissertations. Paper 561. ii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank my advisor, Dr. Marcus Dickson, for his advice over the years and his support with my dissertation and professional(More)
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