Work teams: Applications and effectiveness.

  title={Work teams: Applications and effectiveness.},
  author={Eric Sundstrom and Kenneth P. de Meuse and David Futrell},
  journal={American Psychologist},
" This article uses an ecological approach to analyze factors in the effectiveness of work teams--small groups of interdependent individuals who share responsibility for outcomes for their organizations. Applications include advice and involvement, as in quality control circles and committees; production and service, as in assembly groups and sales teams; projects and development, as in engineering and research groups; and action and negotiation, as in sports teams and combat units. An analytic… 

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