Team Goal Orientation and Team Performance: The Mediation of Team Planning

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Nikhil Mehta, Assistant Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This study examines the relationships between team goal orientation, the team self-regulation tactic of team planning, and team performance of 91 student teams engaged in complex decision-making tasks requiring analytical skills. In contrast to previous findings involving individuals, the authors' results indicate that team performance-prove goal orientation, but not team learning goal orientation, influenced team performance through its impact on team planning. Implications of these results are discussed in terms of enhancing team performance by emphasizing team planning and team performance-prove goal orientation.

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Journal of Management, 35(4), 1026-1046
Language: English
Date: 2009
team goal orientation, team planning, team performance

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