Do Smarter Teams Do Better

  title={Do Smarter Teams Do Better},
  author={Dennis J. Devine and Jennifer L. Philips},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  pages={507 - 532}
This study reports the results of several meta-analyses examining the relationship between four operational definitions of cognitive ability within teams (highest member score, lowest member score, mean score, standard deviation of scores) and team performance. The three indices associated with level yielded moderate and positive sample-weighted estimates of the population relationship (.21 to .29), but sampling error failed to account for enough variation to rule out moderator variables. In… 

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