Does information sharing always improve team decision making? An examination of the hidden profile condition in new product development

@inproceedings{Xiao2016DoesIS,
  title={Does information sharing always improve team decision making? An examination of the hidden profile condition in new product development},
  author={Yazhen Xiao and Haisu Zhang and Tim Basadur},
  year={2016}
}
This research examines the effects of information sharing and information use on team decision making. While past studies are based on an implicit assumption that information sharing always leads to information use and optimal decision outcomes, the authors argue that this assumption is applicable only when information is equally distributed among decision makers in a team. By adopting the hidden profile paradigm, the authors suggest that when information is unequally distributed, information… CONTINUE READING