Work Group Learning: Understanding, Improving and Assessing How Groups Learn in Organizations [NOOK Book]

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This contributed book shapes the emerging field of group learning by drawing on research from leading theoreticians and researchers. Author contributions aggregate existing theory and research and go beyond this foundation to examine new insights about how groups learn and what they learn, factors that influence group learning, learning interventions, and group learning assessment methods.

This book will be of interest to all working in the area of group learning, including ...

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Work Group Learning: Understanding, Improving and Assessing How Groups Learn in Organizations

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Overview

This contributed book shapes the emerging field of group learning by drawing on research from leading theoreticians and researchers. Author contributions aggregate existing theory and research and go beyond this foundation to examine new insights about how groups learn and what they learn, factors that influence group learning, learning interventions, and group learning assessment methods.

This book will be of interest to all working in the area of group learning, including theoreticians, researchers or professional level practitioners who want a solid grounding in group learning theory and research. Students of organizational behavior will benefit from having the group learning literature brought together in a single volume with chapters from leading researchers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136677397
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 408
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
About the Authors     xiii
How Groups Learn and What They Learn     1
Group Learning: An Introduction   Valerie I. Sessa   Manuel London     3
Team Learning, Development, and Adaptation   Steve W. J. Kozlowski   Bradford S. Bell     15
Configuring and Reconfiguring Groups as Complex Learning Systems   Holly Arrow   Jonathan Cook     45
Shared Cognition and Group Learning   R. Scott Tindale   Sarah Stawiski   Elizabeth Jacobs     73
Learning to Work Together: An Examination of Transactive Memory System Development in Teams   Aleksander P. J. Ellis   Christopher O. L. H. Porter   Sandra A. Wolverton     91
Member, Group, and Organizational Factors Influencing Group Learning     117
Group Faultlines and Team Learning: How to Benefit from Different Perspectives   Karen A. Jehn   Joyce Rupert     119
A Multilevel, Multiconceptualization Perspective of Goal Orientation in Teams   Christopher O. L. H. Porter     149
Navigating Across Culture and Distance: Understanding the Determinants of Global Virtual Team Performance   Norhayati Zakaria   Andrea Amelinckx   David Wilemon     175
TheLeader's Role in Group Learning   Stephen J. Zaccaro   Katherine Ely   Marissa Shuffler     193
Learning Interventions     215
The Role of Team Learning in Facilitating Team Adaptation Within Complex Environments: Tools and Strategies   C. Shawn Burke   Eduardo Salas   Deborah Diaz     217
Team Learning on Messy Problems   Etienne A. J. A. Rouwette   Jac A. M. Vennix     243
Collaborative Knowledge and Training in Online Groups   David P. Brandon   Andrea B. Hollingshead     285
Using Synthetic Learning Environments to Train Teams   Janis A. Cannon-Bowers   Clint A. Bowers   Alicia Sanchez     315
Phased and Targeted Interventions: Improving Team Learning and Performance   Joyce Silberstang   Thomas Diamante     347
Assessment of Group Learning     365
Assessing Team Learning Outcomes: Improving Team Learning and Performance   Kevin C. Stagl   Eduardo Salas   David V. Day     367
Research Designs for Assessing Group Learning   Theodore L. Gessner   Krista L. Langkamer   Richard J. Klimoski     391
Author Index     421
Subject Index     441
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