An Experimental Study of Team Size and Performance on a Complex Task.

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The relationship between team size and productivity is a question of broad relevance across economics, psychology, and management science. For complex tasks, however, where both the potential benefits and costs of coordinated work increase with the number of workers, neither theoretical arguments nor empirical evidence consistently favor larger vs. smaller… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153048

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@article{Mao2016AnES, title={An Experimental Study of Team Size and Performance on a Complex Task.}, author={Andrew Mao and Winter A. Mason and Siddharth Suri and Duncan J. Watts}, journal={PloS one}, year={2016}, volume={11 4}, pages={e0153048} }