Creating High-Tech Teams: Practical Guidance on Work Performance and Technology

Creating High-Tech Teams: Practical Guidance on Work Performance and Technology

by Clint Bowers, Eduardo Salas, Florian Jentsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591472741

ISBN-13: 9781591472742

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Leaders in science and industry explore the state-of-the-art in technology and teamwork. Describes how specific types of technology, such as groupware and data visualization, affect teamwork; reviews prevalent tools used today and their application in different industries; and provides a glimpse into the future by discussing "virtual" teammates, where part of the

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Leaders in science and industry explore the state-of-the-art in technology and teamwork. Describes how specific types of technology, such as groupware and data visualization, affect teamwork; reviews prevalent tools used today and their application in different industries; and provides a glimpse into the future by discussing "virtual" teammates, where part of the team is the technology. Original findings, accessibility, and the fascinating range of fields and technology covered, make this an invaluable resource for anyone working to make teams more effective through technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591472742
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
313
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Creating High-Tech Teams3
IHigh Technology to Support Teamwork9
Chapter 1Groupware, Group Dynamics, and Team Performance11
Chapter 2Enabling Team Decision Making35
Chapter 3Effects of Data Visualizations on Group Decision Making51
IIHigh-Tech Teams in Action69
Chapter 4Cognition, Teams, and Team Cognition: Memory Actions and Memory Failures in Distributed Team Environments71
Chapter 5Exploration and Context in Communication Analysis89
Chapter 6Enhancing Command and Control Teamwork in Operation Enduring Freedom113
Chapter 7Operational Concepts, Teamwork, and Technology in Commercial Nuclear Power Stations139
Chapter 8Group Performance and Space Flight Teams161
IIIThe Future of Teamwork: Technology as a Team Member183
Chapter 9Virtual Teams: Creating Context for Distributed Teamwork185
Chapter 10Understanding and Developing Virtual Computer-Supported Cooperative Work Teams213
Chapter 11Automated Systems in the Cockpit: Is the Autopilot, "George," a Team Member?243
Chapter 12Training Teamwork With Synthetic Teams261
Creating High-Tech Teams: A Conclusion283
Author Index289
Subject Index299
About the Editors313

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