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Title: Transforming Teams of Experts into Expert Teams: Eight Principles of Expert Team Performance
Anders Ericsson’s seminal research on expert performance spurred a number of streams of research across psychological disciplines. Though his work was primarily focused on expert individual performance, there has been increasing interest over the past several decades on the factors underlying expert teamwork. This paper advances eight principles of expert team performance based on decades of team science research: shared mental models, learning and adaptation, role clarity, shared vision, dynamic leadership, psychological safety, cooperation and coordination, and resilience. In addition, we review a number of team development interventions aimed at building team expertise including team training, simulation, coaching, and debriefing. Accordingly, this paper is divided into three sections addressing (1) how expert teams perform, (2) interventions to develop expert team performance, and (3) a reflection on the role Anders Ericsson’s work has played in team science, including a personal reflection from Eduardo Salas on deliberate and guided practice.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1853528
NSF-PAR ID:
10357652
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Date Published:
Journal Name:
Journal of expertise
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
ISSN:
2573-2773
Page Range / eLocation ID:
190 - 207
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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