Journal Articles:

Bibliographies on the Web

Team Center -- this commercial website has an extremely extensive bibliography on teams and teambuilding -- over 200 articles.

Center for The Study of WorkTeams -- has a big bibliography of teams too.Katzenbach, Jon R. The Discipline of Teams, Harvard Business Review, March-April 1993, Reprint # 93207. -- Good general article on types of teams and keys to successful teamwork


Blair, Gerard., Groups that Work This on-line document is an excellent, no-nonsense introduction into basic ideas about groups and teams. Simple, easy-to-read, and covers most of the important points. The hard copy reference can be found at Gerard M. Blair; "Groups that work",IEE Engineering Management Journal,Vol 1, No 5, pp. 219-223, Oct 1991

Adler, P. S. (1993). "Time and Motion Regained." Harvard Business Review, (January-February): 97-108.

Reich, Robert B. Entrepreneurship Reconsidered: The Team As Hero, Harvard Business Review, May-June 1987. -- Nice article how the growing importance of teams to sustain American industrial competitiveness

Janis, Irving L, "Groupthink" in Small Groups and Social Interaction, Vol 2, edited by H. P. Blumberg, A. P. Hare, V. Kent, and M. Davies. John Wiley & Sones. --Short 7 page article on how decision-making often goes awry in teams.

Ancona, Deborah Gladstein et al. "Demography and Design: Predictors of New Product Team Performance" ORGANIZATION SCIENCE 1992, 3, 3, Aug, 321-341.

Ancona, Deborah G. et al. "Bridging the Boundary: External Activity and Performance in Organizational Teams" ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY 1992,37, 4, Dec, 634-665.

Nettleton, B. "Some Aspects of Group Cohesion in Sports Teams" INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF SPORT SOCIOLOGY 1980, 15, 1, 65-84. ISSCB7

DeVries, David et al. "Teams-Games-Tournaments (TGT): Review of Ten Classroom Experiments" JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION 1978, 12, 1, fall, 28-38. JRDMBY

Murnighan, J. Keith et al. "The Dynamics of Intense Work Groups: A Study of British String Quartets" ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY 1991, 36, 2, June, 165-186

Gersick (1988) Time and Transition in work teams: Toward a new model of group development. Academy of Managment Journal, 31:1

Bettenhausen, Kenneth L. "Five years of groups research: What we have learned and what needs to be addressed. Special Issue: Yearly review of management." JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT. 1991 Jun Vol 17(2) 345-381.

Sherif, Muzafer. IN COMMON PREDICAMENT (Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1966])