Article | Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings | 2009

Expertise Utilization in Accounting & Consulting Teams: The Effects of Shared Representations

by Heidi K. Gardner

Abstract

Why are some teams more effective than others in using their members' knowledge? This paper identifies shared representations as a critical moderator of effective knowledge utilization in teams, revealing how and when teams appropriately draw on their members' expertise.

Keywords: Experience and Expertise; Knowledge Use and Leverage; Groups and Teams; Performance Effectiveness;

Citation:

Gardner, Heidi K. "Expertise Utilization in Accounting & Consulting Teams: The Effects of Shared Representations." Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings (2009).