The (In)Effectiveness of Cross-Functional Innovation Teams: The Moderating Role of Organizational Context

@article{BlindenbachDriessen2015TheO,
  title={The (In)Effectiveness of Cross-Functional Innovation Teams: The Moderating Role of Organizational Context},
  author={Floortje Blindenbach-Driessen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
  year={2015},
  volume={62},
  pages={29-38}
}
Cross-functional teams are often seen as key for innovation projects. At the same time, functional diversity also introduces conflict, which may hinder a team's optimal performance. Most of the existing literature focuses on resolving and preventing these conflicts; however, conflict alone fails to explain why the contribution of these teams to performance… CONTINUE READING