Topic: Employee Satisfaction, Job Performance, Teams Publication: Personnel Psychology (SPRING 2010) Article: Satisfaction, citizenship behaviors, and performance in work units: A meta-analysis of collective construct relations Authors: D.S. Whitman, D.L. van Rooy, and C. Viswesvaran Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger The happy worker is the productive worker, right? Not necessarily. Indeed,
Topic: Trust, Teams Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Why do we trust? Moving beyond individual to dyadic perceptions Authors: M. Yakovleva, R.R., Reilly, and R. Werko Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Trust among employees is a prerequisite to good teamwork. After all, if employees don’t trust in each other, how
Topic: Teams Publication: Small Group Research Article: Group size, group development, and group productivity. Author: S.A. Wheelan Featured by: Lit Digger When it comes to workgroup teams, YES! You have already probably noticed that working in larger groups often means less cohesiveness and less participation from group members, and often the opportunity for more free-riding. But have you ever wondered if group size matters?
Topic: Personality, Teams Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Why do dominant personalities attain influence in face-to-face groups? The competence-signaling effects of trait dominance.). Why do dominant personalities attain influence in face-to-face groups? The competence-signaling effects of trait dominance. Author: C. Anderson, G. Kilduff Featured by: LitDigger While attitudes towards group projects run the
Topic: Teams, Organizational Performance Publication: The Academy of Management Journal Article: Top management team functional background diversity and firm performance. Blogger: Benjamin Granger A key factor that can have a direct effect on an organization’s overall performance is the composition of its top managers. Teams of top leaders are commonly referred to as top management teams (TMT), and researchers have investigated how various aspects of an organization’s TMT effect
Topic: Teams Publication: Journal of Management Article: Team effectiveness 1997-2007: A review of recent advancements and a glimpse into the future (#34, 2008). Blogger: Rob Stilson In 1997, Cohen and Bailey assessed all research that had been done with teams up to that point. From that article, Cohen and Bailey recommended breaking
Topic: Teams Publication: The Journal of Applied Psychology (2008) Article: Harmful help: the costs of backing-up behavior in teams. Blogger: Rob Stilson Warning! The findings of this study have the potential to blow your mind if you follow research on teams. OK, maybe not “The Matrix blow your mind,” but I