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.
|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|
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