Title

Building Bridges, Windows and Cultures: Mediating Mechanisms between Team Heterogeneity and Performance in Global Teams

Department/School

Management

Date of this version

2006

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Team Heterogeneity, Performance, Global Teams, Global Dispersion

Abstract

While research on teams shows evidence that heterogeneous composition and global dispersion creates difficulties, it has yet to holistically address how to over-come those difficulties without losing the intended benefits.

We describe four mechanisms to mediate the difficulties created by heterogeneous composition and global dispersion on global teams.

Published in

Management International Review

Citation/Other Information

Maloney, Mary M., and Mary E. Zellmer-Bruhn. "Building bridges, windows and cultures: Mediating mechanisms between team heterogeneity and performance in global teams." Management International Review 46.6 (2006): 697-720.