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Autonomous agile teams

Viktoria Stray, Nils Brede Moe, Rashina Hoda
2018 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development Companion - XP '18  
According to the principles articulated in the agile manifesto, motivated and empowered software developers relying on technical excellence and simple designs, create business value by delivering working  ...  This article summarizes the main challenges faced when implementing autonomous teams and the topics and research questions that future research should address.  ...  • How should agile practices be adjusted to promote effectiveness in cross-functional teams?  ... 
doi:10.1145/3234152.3234182 dblp:conf/xpu/StrayMH18 fatcat:fmn5pig27nhotiafvozz27nzlu

A Dialogic Perspective on Managing Knowledge Differences: Problem-Solving while Building a Nuclear Power Plant Safety System

Chia-Yu Kou, Sarah Harvey
2021 Organization Studies  
To manage knowledge differences, existing research has documented two sets of practices: traversing and transcending knowledge boundaries.  ...  What research has yet to explore, however, is the dynamics through which traversing or transcending practices emerge in response to a particular problem situation.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to express our thanks to three anonymous reviewers and our editor, Jasper Hotho, for their encouragement, clear guidance, and invaluable suggestions in developing the paper  ... 
doi:10.1177/01708406211061864 fatcat:xnbh3m6nunafnhlz5g6tdxqbu4

Transcending Knowledge Gaps in Virtual Teams: Social Processes of Rapid Problem-Solving Bounded by Terminology

Caroline Dombrowski, Jeffrey Y. Kim, Jordan Eschler, Wayne G. Lutters
2013 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Instead, they transcend knowledge gaps in order to achieve action-oriented objectives.  ...  By focusing social processes on negotiated terminology for the purpose of task completion, the team rapidly meets goals.  ...  In this way, collaborative team members transcend terminology differences, rather than explicating shared terms.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/DombrowskiKEL13 fatcat:ivv4l2edpffmznh7ipnuitp7wq

Perspectives on knowledge integration in cross-functional teams in information systems development

Pascal Dussart, Lise A. van Oortmerssen, Bé Albronda
2021 Team Performance Management  
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide insights into cross-functional team (CFT) members' points of view on knowledge integration.  ...  To improve knowledge integration in teams, managers should reduce knowledge boundaries that are the result of organizational structuring and power play between departments.  ...  Longitudinal research could gauge the differences in knowledge integration and knowledge boundaries between short-term and more long-term cross-functional ISD teams.  ... 
doi:10.1108/tpm-11-2020-0096 fatcat:rejdsvwqs5aszlfjxeyexxglwq

Understanding the Conditions of Separation for an Integrated Organizational Setup – PSS Divisional Boundaries in the Light of Heterogeneity and Duality Theories

Bernd-Friedrich Voigt
2016 Procedia CIRP  
In order to benefit from the variety of available skills, competences and knowledge resources, PSS try to arrange sub-system boundaries most permeable, thus striving for the highest possible level of integration  ...  However, the relation of integration and separation needs further analysis in the light of organizational theory.  ...  to the orchestration of cross-functional and cross-divisional teams [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.03.060 fatcat:kin2qx6fizfy3oquga4oweq7h4

Transcending Disciplinary, Cultural and National Boundaries: Emergent Technologies, New Education Landscape and the Cloud Workshop Project [chapter]

Rafael Gomez, Patricia Flanagan, Rebekah Davis
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In total five groups worked together across disciplines, with different  ...  To achieve this the project involved teams comprising students from visual arts, industrial design, product design, fashion design and interaction design cooperated throughout a two-week period in an attempt  ...  learning in this emerging world needs to emphasize these twin issues-technology and creativity" [22] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20898-5_60 fatcat:be6kpije3ncpze527f2ropbo2y

Communicating Transdisciplinary Characteristics In Global Regulatory Affairs: An Example From Health Professions Education

2018 Informing Science  
This prompted the need for new competencies grounded in the transnational and cross-disciplinary contexts in which these professionals are required to operate.  ...  Contribution: An applied exemplar in which to understand how transdisciplinary characteristics can be communicated and applied in higher education.  ...  Therefore, many companies moved towards 'matrix' project teams to ensure that the review of regulatory applications includes a cross-cutting component in addition to the functional line or professional  ... 
doi:10.28945/4030 fatcat:sdnd6om4mzfrhkwmjkhqa3aryq

Leadership and sustainable entrepreneurship: classical approaches and contemporary contexts

Serene Dalati, Manuela Tvaronavičienė
2015 Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues  
The model argues that in spite of the divergence between different leadership attributes, they transcend national and organisational borders and maintain their importance in rather different contemporary  ...  Leadership behaviours examined this research include task oriented, charismatic, visionary, team oriented, servant leadership and authentic.  ...  If current leadership model is to be examined in a cross cultural context, consequently measurement of culture and its different dimensions is needed in this context.  ... 
doi:10.9770/jesi.2015.2.4(4) fatcat:czsdvqonrzf4lnnzwyycfhtvt4

Page 615 of Journal of Management Education Vol. 28, Issue 5 [page]

2004 Journal of Management Education  
students must be suf- ficiently challenging and complex (i.e., requiring different skills and knowl- edge or expertise) to require them to work in teams rather than individually.  ...  In other words, as students notice key challenges or issues inherent in their team’s problem or project, they will seek out new related knowledge and link it to existing project management knowledge in  ... 

Are We on the Same Page? Knowledge Boundaries and Transactive Memory System Development in Cross-Functional Teams

Julia Kotlarsky, Bart van den Hooff, Leonie Houtman
2012 Communication Research  
2005) , different knowledge boundaries may have different impacts on the development of a TMS in cross-functional teams.  ...  In cross-functional teams these boundaries, associated with different knowledge backgrounds of people from various disciplines, create communication problems, necessitating team members to engage in complex  ...  Knowledge Boundaries and Transactive Memory System Development in Cross-functional Teams Cross-functional or multidisciplinary teams, in which representatives from different knowledge domains work together  ... 
doi:10.1177/0093650212469402 fatcat:r2dkustcjvfrfluj4pwfcjjh6e

Bridges and Barriers to Developing and Conducting Interdisciplinary Graduate-Student Team Research

Wayde Cameron Morse, Max Nielsen-Pincus, Jo Ellen Force, J. D. Wulfhorst
2007 Ecology and Society  
in fragmented landscapes.  ...  We then describe our experiences and lessons learned conducting interdisciplinary graduate student team research.  ...  Target interdisciplinary training Interdisciplinary training and/or cross-disciplinary coursework can help mitigate differences in research methods, disciplinary jargon, and paradigms among team members  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-02082-120208 fatcat:pinuuarh35dgtpevhcv2e6f2eq

The Effect Of Leadership Styles On Continuous Improvement Teams

Paul W. Murray
2014 Zenodo  
CI teams have several features that are not always found in other types of teams, including multi-functional members, short time period for performance, positive and actionable results, and exposure to  ...  The leader must have the flexibility to change styles and the skill to use the chosen style effectively in order to ensure the team's success.  ...  In the cross-functional environment of a CI team, the different backgrounds of the team members can lead to conflicting priorities.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1091232 fatcat:uvpecggwargprg36crjouqfqyq

Page 27 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 18, Issue 1 [page]

2002 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
Virtual Cross-Functional Teams The use of virtual cross-functional teams—members with diverse talents applied to a unified task—was essential to complete the myriad of assignments.  ...  Cross-functional teams are noted for: (1) speed, because they use parallel development rather than serial develop- ment; (2) complexity and creativity, because a combined range of talents transcend traditional  ... 

Cross-boundary teaming for innovation: Integrating research on teams and knowledge in organizations

Amy C. Edmondson, Jean-François Harvey
2018 Human Resource Management Review  
These differences pertain directly to team knowledge and, through integration, comprise crucial  ...  The second, deep-level attributes, includes less visible, underlying differences related to knowledge and work, such as functional or educational background (Harrison et al., 1998) .  ...  Some may be able to develop integrative solutions without deeply sharing each other's knowledge, thus "transcending knowledge differences rather than traversing knowledge boundaries" (Majchrzak et al.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2017.03.002 fatcat:3nk57ajg6rgifkvum6dojfzpfm

Cross-Boundary Teaming for Innovation: Integrating Research on Teams and Knowledge in Organizations

Amy C. Edmondson, Jean-Frannois Harvey
2017 Social Science Research Network  
These differences pertain directly to team knowledge and, through integration, comprise crucial  ...  The second, deep-level attributes, includes less visible, underlying differences related to knowledge and work, such as functional or educational background (Harrison et al., 1998) .  ...  Some may be able to develop integrative solutions without deeply sharing each other's knowledge, thus "transcending knowledge differences rather than traversing knowledge boundaries" (Majchrzak et al.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2817895 fatcat:pf6oc6an55dshea44ryxu2di6m
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