Is there a “Big Five” in Teamwork?

  title={Is there a “Big Five” in Teamwork?},
  author={E. Salas and Dana E. Sims and C. Burke},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  pages={555 - 599}
  • E. Salas, Dana E. Sims, C. Burke
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Small Group Research
  • The study of teamwork has been fragmented through the years, and the findings are generally unable to be used practically. This article argues that it is possible to boil down what researchers know about teamwork into five core components that the authors submit as the “Big Five” in teamwork. The core components of teamwork include team leadership, mutual performance monitoring, backup behavior, adaptability, and team orientation. Furthermore, the authors examine how these core components… CONTINUE READING

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