Success is in Motion: High-Performing Teams Exhibit Dynamic Conflict Management Strategy Use and High Arousal
2018 Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Annual Convention
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
Department of Conflict Resolution Studies
Is cooperation key to successful teams? Using a dynamic systems approach with longitudinal data, we identify that the best performing teams flexibly switch between conflict management strategies and are energized by emotional arousal. These patterns allow teams to be cohesive yet adaptive, leading to reduced team identity and stronger performance.
Strawinska-Zanko, Urszula A.; Tan, Rae Yunzi; and Michaels, Jay, "Success is in Motion: High-Performing Teams Exhibit Dynamic Conflict Management Strategy Use and High Arousal" (2018). CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia. 2374.