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Team Behaviors and Cognitive Cohesion in Complex Situations

  • Cynthia Lamb
  • Jerry Lamb
  • Ronald Stevens
  • Abaigeal Caras
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8534)

Abstract

Our research has indicated that, in addition to technical skills, deliberate and effective team practices are necessary to manage the wide variety of simultaneous and increasingly complex problems that occur during tactical operations. This paper looks at team performance from two aspects, the first is observable team behaviors and the second is from two objective measures of team interactions. The combined results point toward a fuller understanding of team dynamics that can be applied to assessment, improvement, and prediction of team performance in operational situations.

Keywords

Team Team Performance Cognitive Cohesion Team Behaviors Submarines 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia Lamb
    • 1
  • Jerry Lamb
    • 2
  • Ronald Stevens
    • 3
  • Abaigeal Caras
    • 2
  1. 1.URS Federal ServicesUSA
  2. 2.Naval Submarine Medical Research LaboratoryUSA
  3. 3.The Learning Chameleon, Inc.USA

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