Diversity: Is There More Than Meets The Eye? A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Technology Support on Teams with Differing Diversity

@article{Chidambaram2005DiversityIT,
  title={Diversity: Is There More Than Meets The Eye? A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Technology Support on Teams with Differing Diversity},
  author={Laku Chidambaram},
  journal={Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
  year={2005},
  pages={48a-48a}
}
Previous research on groups with diverse membership indicates that they generally exhibit high levels of conflict and experience low levels of cohesion; however, they also tend to outperform their homogeneous counterparts. Based on an extensive review of three research streams-group diversity, group development and collaborative technologies-we develop an integrated model of ongoing team interaction which describes how collaborative technologies can help leverage the positive aspects of… CONTINUE READING
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