Self-Organizing Into Winning Teams: Understanding the Mechanisms that Drive Successful Collaborations

[We’re pleased to welcome author Amy Wax of California State University, Long Beach, Leslie A. Dechurch, and Noshir S. Contractor of Northwestern University. They recently published an article in Small Group Research entitled “Self-organizing into winning teams: understanding the mechanisms that drive successful collaborations," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Wax … Continue reading Self-Organizing Into Winning Teams: Understanding the Mechanisms that Drive Successful Collaborations

The Role of Collaboration in Tourism Research

[We're pleased to welcome Gang Li of Deakin University. Gang recently published an article in Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research entitled "Temporal Analysis of Tourism Research Collaboration Network" with co-authors Wei Fan of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Rob Law of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.] Network analysis is an effective tool for the study of … Continue reading The Role of Collaboration in Tourism Research

Lise van Oortmerssen on Creative Processes and Their Valuable Surprises

[We're pleased to welcome Lise van Oortmerssen of the University of Amsterdam. Dr. van Oortmerssen recently collaborated with Cees M. J. van Woerkum of Wageningen University and Noelle Aarts of both Wageningen University and the University of Amsterdam on their paper "When Interaction Flows: An Exploration of Collective Creative Processes on a Collaborative Governance Board," recently … Continue reading Lise van Oortmerssen on Creative Processes and Their Valuable Surprises

Specific Teamwork Requirements and Implications for Team Design

A new issue of Small Group Research is now available online! Daniel Lafond, Defence R&D Canada–Valcartier, Marie-Eve Jobidon, Defence R&D Canada–Toronto, Caroline Aubé, HEC Montréal, and Sébastien Tremblay, Université Laval, published "Evidence of Structure- Specific Teamwork Requirements and Implications for Team Design" in the October 2011 issue. The Abstract: This article reports an experiment using the … Continue reading Specific Teamwork Requirements and Implications for Team Design

Visitor Centers, Collaboration, and the Role of Local Food and Beverage as Regional Tourism Development Tools

Abel Duarte Alonso, University of Western Sydney; Edith Cowan University, and Yi Liu, Curtin University, published "Visitor Centers, Collaboration, and the Role of Local Food and Beverage as Regional Tourism Development Tools: the Case Of The Blackwood River Valley in Western Australia" was published on OnlineFirst on July 14th, 2011 in the Journal of Hospitality … Continue reading Visitor Centers, Collaboration, and the Role of Local Food and Beverage as Regional Tourism Development Tools

JMI- Six Degrees Interviews

The Journal of Management Inquiry has developed a new section called "Six Degrees," in which important authors and professors of management are interviewed in a takeoff on Inside the Actors Studio. In the second installment, Gretchen Spreitzer, University of Michigan, and Robert Quinn , University of Michigan, talk about their long-time collaboration, which began in 1988 when Gretchen … Continue reading JMI- Six Degrees Interviews

Structure-Specific Teamwork

"Evidence of Structure-Specific Teamwork Requirements and Implications for Team Design", by Daniel Lafond and Marie-Eve Jobidon, both of Defence R&D Canada-Valcartier, Québec, Caroline Aubé of HEC Montréal, Québec, and Sébastien Tremblay of Laval University, Québec, was recently published in Small Group Research OnlineFirst. Dr. Lafond has provided an additional perspective on the article: Who is the target … Continue reading Structure-Specific Teamwork