Team Coordination Dynamics and the Interactive Approach: Emerging Evidence and Future Work

  • Jamie C. Gorman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6780)


In the study of coordination and teamwork, the primacy of team interaction is emphasized in an interactive approach. The interactive approach lies in stark contrast to the traditional, shared cognition approach to understanding team cognition. An overview of team coordination dynamics, an interactive approach rooted in nonlinear dynamics, is provided. Results from a series of experiments on team coordination dynamics are summarized. Finally, future research directions, inspired by those results, are considered.


Nonlinear dynamics Teams Team coordination Teamwork 


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  • Jamie C. Gorman
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  1. 1.Texas Tech UniversityLubbock

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