Empowering teams through social network ties

  title={Empowering teams through social network ties},
  author={Xuepan Zhong and Qian Huang and Robert M. Davison and Xuan Yang and Huaping Chen},
  journal={Int J. Information Management},
Effective teamwork and knowledge coordination are becoming increasingly important for all kinds of organizations given the growing use of teams to tackle competitive challenges and sustain competitive advantage. In this study, we develop and validate a model of how two types of social network ties expressive and instrumental contribute first to three dimensions of a transactive memory system (TMS) – specialization, credibility and coordination within teams – and subsequently to team efficacy… CONTINUE READING

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