Team development: Definition, measurement and relationships with team effectiveness

Peralta, Carlos Ferreira, Lourenco, Paulo Renato, Lopes, Paulo Nuno, Baptista, Cátia and Pais, Leonor (2018) Team development: Definition, measurement and relationships with team effectiveness. Human Performance, 31 (2). pp. 97-124. ISSN 0895-9285

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Abstract

This article describes the development and validation of a theory-based measure of team development. Drawing on three independent samples, including multisource and two-wave data, we found support for the scale’s theoretical multidimensionality. Convergent and discriminant validity was established, and criterion-related validity was determined through the scale’s relation with three facets of team effectiveness: viability, extra-role performance and reputation. We conclude that the 29-item measure is valid and reliable for the assessment of team development. Theoretically, we shed light on the dimensionality of team development and extend the available knowledge on its nomological network. Practical implications for enhancing team effectiveness via team development are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: team development,measurement,team effectiveness,team processes,team emergent states
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2018 08:46
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2020 01:10
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/66607
DOI: 10.1080/08959285.2018.1455685

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