Publication
Title
The effects of personality composition and decision-making processes on change preferences of self-managing teams
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Abstract
Team decision‐making on organizational and strategic changes is pervasive. Yet, little is known about determinants of teams change preferences. We analyze how composition with respect to personality traits associated with (pro‐)active behavior (locus of control and type‐A/B behavior) influences self‐managing teams preferences for the likelihood and magnitude of changes, and whether participative decision‐making and team monitoring as core features of group decision‐making counteract or reinforce change tendencies. Results from a business simulation with 42 teams largely support predictions. Stronger type‐A orientation increases the likelihood of (drastic) changes. Teams dominated by internal locus of control members are highly responsive to performance feedback in their change preferences. Participative decision‐making encourages, whereas team monitoring restricts tendencies towards extreme magnitudes.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Managerial and decision economics. - London
Publication
London : 2011
ISSN
0143-6570
Volume/pages
32:5(2011), p. 333-353
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Creation 19.09.2011
Last edited 22.11.2016
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