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MGNT803 – Organisational Behaviour & Management Assessment 3 – There has been an increasing shift towards team-based work to facilitate advancements in a range of different organisational contexts (Salas et al. 2015, p. 616). So too are the challenges that will arise when designing, developing and maintaining teams in organisations. This paper provides a critical analysis of articles written by Salas et al. (2015) and Krumm, Terwiel & Hertel, (2013). Their articles investigate the science of teams, most notably, virtual and traditional cross-cultural teams. Their research is intended to provide practical guidance for HR practitioners and managers to solve team issues in organisations. Salas et al. (2015, p.599) uses a heuristic process to help HR practitioners and managers “diagnose team-based problems by providing a clear focus on relevant aspects of team- work”. Salas et al. (2015, p.600) defines teams as “distinguishable set of two or more people who interact, dynamically, interdependently, and adaptively toward a common and valued goal/objective/mission” (as quoted in Salas et al. 2015, p. 600). For teams to achieve these valued goals/objectives/missions, they must be able to perform teamwork (Salas et al. 2015, p. 600). Salas et al. (2015, p.599) consolidated key findings from 15 years of literature and offer nine critical consideration factors that contribute to teamwork’s effectiveness. Their findings focused on these factors which consist of six core processes and emergent states (that

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