Accession Number : ADA212984

Title :   The Impact of Personality on Team Performance.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Feb 86-31 Dec 88,

Corporate Author : TULSA UNIV OK DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Hogan, Robert ; Raza, Susan ; Sampson, Debra ; Miller, Curtis ; Salas, Eduardo

Report Date : FEB 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : This project tested some hypotheses regarding the influence of team member personality on team performance across a variety of team tasks. We first developed and tested a 7 factor system for classifying team tasks and developed a prototypical tasks for the research. We then conducted composed team experiments with 48 three-man teams. The results strongly support three conclusions: (1) Personality characteristics of team members predict team performance; (2) Personality characteristics interact with team task type; so that (3) Different characteristics are necessary for different team tasks. (sdw)

Descriptors :   *PERSONALITY, *TEAMS(PERSONNEL), CLASSIFICATION, HYPOTHESES, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN).

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE