Effects of individual planning prior to teamwork on generation of ideas and goals.
|Document type:||Journal Articles|
|Article type:||Original article|
|Title:||Effects of individual planning prior to teamwork on generation of ideas and goals.|
|Journal:||Baltic Journal of Psychology|
|Publisher:||University of Latvia|
|Organization:||Blekinge Institute of Technology|
|Department:||School of Management (Sektionen för management)
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|Abstract:||The purpose of Experiment 1 was to compare the effects of structured vs non-structured interaction and individual planning prior to interaction vs no planning on group performance, i.e. number of ideas generated. Participants (N = 99) were randomly assigned to 3-person groups.
Analysis indicated that both strategies increased effectiveness of groups working on a task requiring creativity. Experiment 2 was a field experiment with 57 participants who worked in 3-person groups on an idea and goal-generating task. In Experiment 3 (N = 216), a more complex design was used to test the validity of initial findings in the first two experiments. Analysis showed that
individual planning prior to interaction increase number of ideas