Bridging the Boundary: External Activity and Performance in Organizational Teams.

  title={Bridging the Boundary: External Activity and Performance in Organizational Teams.},
  author={Deborah G. . Ancona and David F. Caldwell},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
We thank Lotte Bailyn, Keith Mumighan. Elaine RtMnanelli, the Center for Innovation Management Studies. Bob Sutton, and tfie anonymous reviewers at Administrative Science Quarteriy for their support and comments. This article focuses on the activities teams use to manage their organizational environment beyond their teams. We used semistructured interviews with 38 new-product team managers in high-technotogy companies, log data from two of these teams, and questionnaires completed by members of… 

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