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Social loafing prevention in agile software development teams using team expectations agreements

Ilenia Fronza, Xiaofeng Wang
2021 IET Software  
The authors intend to provide a better understanding on how to specify rules in TEAs to prevent social loafing behaviour in agile software development teams.  ...  In practice, agile software development teams often use team expectations agreements (TEAs), which contain rules to prevent social loafing behaviour.  ...  focus and shed light on how software development teams specify rules in their TEAs to prevent social loafing.  ... 
doi:10.1049/sfw2.12019 fatcat:yn6efirvonfhddkgxuaxc5sbwi

Managing the Dynamics of Group Projects in Higher Education: Best Practices Suggested by Empirical Research

Diane Fittipaldi
2020 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
Many studies exist on the value and importance of individual aspects of group work such as team size, selection methods and ways to prevent social loafing.  ...  To address this need, universities include group projects in their curricula with the goal of developing employable graduates with experience collaborating in teams.  ...  software Use of the software did not reduce social loafing or ineffective team meetings.  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujer.2020.080515 fatcat:orbrvwa2f5ei7ecebv6ezrz3fa

Student Perceptions of Social Loafing in Undergraduate Business Classroom Teams

Avan R. Jassawalla, Avinash Malshe, Hemant Sashittal
2008 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education  
There is a rich body of research devoted to the causes and remedies of social loafing in workplace teams.  ...  Based on the findings and recent writings, the article speculates on the causes of these student responses to social loafing in classroom teams.  ...  r What policy would you formulate to prevent social loafing in your classroom teams?  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-4609.2008.00183.x fatcat:b7voanfh7fcdtkidtaugnlkb6u

Loafing in the 21st century: Enhanced opportunities—and remedies—for withholding job effort in the new workplace

Roland E. Kidwell
2010 Business Horizons  
Acknowledgment The author wishes to thank Nathan Bennett, Mike Buckley, Joe Cooper, Dave Ketchen, and Linda Kidwell for helpful comments and suggestions on earlier versions of this article.  ...  Again, this approach helps to nurture a focus on both individual and mutual accountability in the virtual team. Loafing in the 21 st century workplace 3.3.  ...  The problem of the team approach as it applies to knowledge-based work is less an issue to the lowcost operator focused on slashing costs and not investing in team activities, as well as in knowledge work  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2010.06.001 fatcat:n3cpsccoofcurgsc7mzotgw4w4

The Impact of Megaproject Stakeholders' Psychological Ownership on Cooperative Innovation Performance: Territorial Behavior and Social Loafing as Mediator

Zhen Chen
2022 Advances in Civil Engineering  
This paper opted for an empirical study adapting the SEM approach. Tools such as pre-survey and documentary analysis are applied to design the questionnaire scale.  ...  loafing; (2) psychological ownership has a positive effect on both territorial behavior and social loafing, while territorial behavior and social loafing have a negative effect on cooperative innovation  ...  Acknowledgments is work was supported by the Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Fund (Grant no. 17GLC057), the Basic Scientific Research Fund of Beijing Municipal Colleges (Grant no.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/5536516 doaj:8fef7ae2852a44a194113b81f7d0a061 fatcat:e3narrxsyrhidpskpmspuxggvm

"Just Going through the Motions….": A Qualitative Exploration of Athlete Perceptions of Social Loafing in Training and Competition Contexts — Implications for Team Sport Coaches

Gareth W. Jones, Rune Høigaard, Derek M. Peters
2014 International journal of sports science & coaching  
Implications for the coaching process are far reaching with the need to develop an effective team culture and to provide training sessions that are interesting, engaging and relevant.  ...  Athletes were also able to differentiate between perceived social loafing and the perceived use of 'strategic rest' in team sports.  ...  The development of a positive team culture should include strategies to develop team cohesion and alleviate social loafing.  ... 
doi:10.1260/1747-9541.9.5.1067 fatcat:2dkhfcswzfb6fibp4xkmceu6ce

Students Attitudes Toward A New Method For Preventing Loafing On The Group Project: The Team Activity Diary

Curt J. Dommeyer, H. Bruce Lammers
2011 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
The Team Activity Diary (TAD) is designed to prevent social loafing on the team project. This paper describes the TAD and reports on students' perceptions of it.  ...  Although students appeared fairly indifferent to the TAD, 25% of the students indicated that it increased their contributions to the team project.  ...  Another strategy to combat social loafing is the "jigsaw technique," an approach that holds each team member accountable for a specific component of the team project (Mesch 1991) .  ... 
doi:10.19030/tlc.v3i1.1754 fatcat:3hmye3aykzhsrctrao73jdhoiu

Psychological Impact of Isolation from Leader in Virtual Teams on Team Interaction

Shivam H. Shah
2021 International Journal of High School Research  
The purpose of this study was to develop a model to show how isolation from a leader can affect employee relationships and the perception of social loafing in virtual teams.  ...  These effects will cause employees to experience more work fatigue, put in less effort, and contribute fewer ideas (an increase in corresponding social loafing).  ...  I offer sincere appreciation for the learning opportunities provided by her and her continuous guidance throughout this writing process and as well as her continuous instruction on virtual teams in organizations  ... 
doi:10.36838/v3i3.51 fatcat:ed3tmkkssje6zdmkndozyqmw2m

Students' Perceptions of Social Loafing: Its Antecedents and Consequences in Undergraduate Business Classroom Teams

Avan Jassawalla, Hemant Sashittal, Avinash Sashittal
2009 Academy of Management Learning & Education  
, our purpose was to develop preliminary findings and spur new thinking about social loafing in this context.  ...  the team felt the social loafer was behaving that way, what they expected the instructor to do, and the policy that they thought would prevent such social loafing.  ... 
doi:10.5465/amle.2009.37012178 fatcat:a3en3ovipnhm5flwahidbs3jgq

Technology enhanced collaborative learning using a project-based learning management system

David O', N.A. Sullivan, Finn Krewer, Gabriele Frankl
2017 International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning  
This paper presents an approach to collaborative learning using an experimental learning management system (LMS) designed specifically for team-based PBL.  ...  However, PBL for teams also introduces social dilemmas where less motivated students engage in social loafing, allowing more motivated students to do most of the collaborative work.  ...  Students were not decisive about whether or not the software prevented social loafing.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtel.2017.084085 fatcat:xbs6zk4egzes7apibwabz6ppw4

Applying Social Psychological Theory to the Problems of Group Work [chapter]

Robert E. Kraut
2003 HCI Models, Theories, and Frameworks  
Karau and Williams (1994) developed an integrated theory of social loafing, which accounts well for prior research. This is illustrated in Figure 6 .  ...  To give another example in the CSCW domain, researchers have developed technologies to reduce interruptions among team members.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-155860808-5/50012-5 fatcat:rxbdknagqjahpkv5ikq7ka7y7y

Sociopsychotechnological Predictors of Individual's Social Loafing in Virtual Team

Juneman Abraham, Melina Trimutiasari
2015 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
Implications of the results of research in order to prevent social loafing are stated in the Discussion section.  ...  The results showed that the perceived playfulness, perceived ease of use, and xenophobia were able to predict an individual's social loafing, but the perceived usefulness is not able to predict it.  ...  . 1507 Xenophobia is found to be able to predict an individual's social loafing in a positive direction.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v5i6.pp1500-1510 fatcat:kaljcc3eh5gsfnpipkpgqtsahy

Virtual team effectiveness: a proposed research agenda

Stacie Furst, Richard Blackburn, Benson Rosen
1999 Information Systems Journal  
In particular, the use of virtual teams appears to be on the increase.  ...  In this paper, we use a model of group effectiveness to propose a possible research agenda examining sources of virtual team effectiveness.  ...  Is social loafing/free-riding more or less likely in virtual teams than it is in co-located teams? . What are the antecedents of social loafing or free-riding in virtual teams? .  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1365-2575.1999.00064.x fatcat:pzk4oo33snhuxgz3gumi36yv34

Do many hands make light work?

Rolf van Dick, Patrick A. Tissington, Guido Hertel
2009 European Business Review  
Originality/value -The paper contributes to the literature by challenging the existing approach to reducing social loafing, i.e. individualizing workers as much as possible, and proposes a team-based approach  ...  Findings -A social identity-based analysis and recent findings summarized in this paper show that social loafing can be overcome and that even motivation gains in group work can be expected when groups  ...  Indeed, in teams of software developers that voluntarily contribute to "open source" projects on the internet (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09555340910956621 fatcat:hmrdhrllqbaqnaqy6hidgzerte

Team Health and Project Quality Are Improved When Peer Evaluation Scores Affect Grades on Team Projects

Thomas A. ONeill, Melissa Boyce, Matthew J. W. McLarnon
2020 Frontiers in Education  
In the current research, we integrate accountability, valence, motivation, and social loafing theories to advance an understanding of the role of peer evaluations conducted at the end of a team project  ...  The use of team projects is common in higher education. Teamwork offers an avenue to help students learn to collaborate and develop the interpersonal skills needed for career success.  ...  FUNDING This research was supported by a grant to TO from the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada and to TO and MB from The Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary  ... 
doi:10.3389/feduc.2020.00049 fatcat:6b6rlxpxcrejzjryiq4ei6n3ja
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