WHY DO EMPLOYEES RESIST TEAMS? EXAMINING THE "RESISTANCE BARRIER" TO WORK TEAM EFFECTIVENESS

@article{Kirkman2000WHYDE,
  title={WHY DO EMPLOYEES RESIST TEAMS? EXAMINING THE "RESISTANCE BARRIER" TO WORK TEAM EFFECTIVENESS},
  author={B. Kirkman and R. G. Jones and D. Shapiro},
  journal={International Journal of Conflict Management},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={74-92}
}
Conflict and resistance on the part of employees assigned to teams have accompanied the recent increase in the use of work teams in organizations. Previous empirical research identified several sources of employee resistance including violations of fairness, increased work‐load concerns, uncertain manager support, unclear role definitions, and lack of team member social support. From a literature review, we identified additional sources of employee resistance including trust, cultural values… Expand
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