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Health care team effectiveness: The relationship between team task interdependence and group emotional competence
by Gonzales, Rachel Ann, D.M., University of Phoenix, 2010, 186; 3442754
Abstract (Summary)

Health care is an interdisciplinary system and reliant on effective teamwork (Leggat, 2007). The purpose of the quantitative study was to examine the relationship between team task interdependence, group emotional competence, and the effectiveness of acute care teams. The Liden, Wayne, and Bradway (1997) team task interdependence scale, Druskat and Wolff’s (2006) group emotional competence survey, and Amundson’s (2003) team effectiveness scale were administered to 83 health care teams. Results of the study demonstrated a significant correlation of team task interdependence, group emotional competence, and team effectiveness. Leaders can following the recommendations provided and the proposed model of team effectiveness to enhance team efficacy within organizations.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Bostain, Nancy S.
School: University of Phoenix
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-B 72/04, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Management, Organizational behavior, Health care management
Keywords: Health care teams, Task interdependence
Publication Number: 3442754
ISBN: 978-1-124-48251-4
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