Measuring Team Knowledge : A Window to the Cognitive Underpinnings of Team Performance

  title={Measuring Team Knowledge : A Window to the Cognitive Underpinnings of Team Performance},
  author={Nancy J. Cooke and Eduardo Salas and Clint Bowers and Janis Cannon-Bowers},
The authors report an effort aimed at developing and evaluating measures of taskwork and teamwork team knowledge for teams in which members differ in knowledge backgrounds. These measures were used in a study with 36 teams to explore the cognitive underpinnings of team performance variations due to cross-training regime. The authors demonstrate that these measures are valid and provide team performance information that complements outcome and behavioral measures. Teams exposed to full cross… CONTINUE READING

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