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Representational Gaps, Team Integration and Team Creativity: The Mediating Roles of Conflict and Coordination

  title={Representational Gaps, Team Integration and Team Creativity: The Mediating Roles of Conflict and Coordination},
  author={L. Weingart and G. Todorova and M. Cronin},
Functional diversity is central to the performance of product development teams in that multiple perspectives increase the team’s creativity. Failures in cross-functional product development teams (CFPDTs) are often attributed to a team’s inability to capitalize on their diversity. In this study we develop and test a model based on the representational gaps perspective (Cronin & Weingart, 2007a; Weingart, Cronin, Houser, Cagan, & Vogel, 2005) to determine factors that promote or limit… Expand

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