The role of emotional stability in hierarchical decision-making teams : implications for composition, intragroup processes, and performance
Butts, Marcus Melvin
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The importance and widespread use of hierarchical decision-making teams has been emphasized in many organizations. Meanwhile the role of personality in composing effective teams has recently received much attention. This study addresses the importance of personality dimensions that facilitate interdependence such as emotional stability in hierarchical decision-making teams. Furthermore optimum team composition of emotionally stability was investigated and the mediating role of intragroup processes (e.g. communication quantity communication quality and information coordination) was examined. Regression analysis was used to determine the influence of emotional stability of the leader the average staff member and the lowest staff member on team performance as well as mediation by the intragroup processes.