Facilitating Innovation in Diverse Science Teams Through Integrative Capacity

  title={Facilitating Innovation in Diverse Science Teams Through Integrative Capacity},
  author={Maritza Salazar and Theresa K. Lant and Stephen M. Fiore and Eduardo Salas},
Knowledge integration in diverse teams depends on their integrative capacity— the social and cognitive processes, along with emergent states, that shape a team’s ability to combine diverse knowledge. We argue that integrative capacity represents the potential that a team has to overcome various compositional, team, and contextual barriers to generating integrated and novel knowledge. This article focuses specifically on the unique challenges facing diverse science teams that have the goal of… CONTINUE READING
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