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Revisiting the Effects of Diversity Fault Lines and Team Task Autonomy on Decision Quality and Social Integration

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Benedicta Clemency Adzo Akey, Xinying Jiang, Henry Asante Antwi, Ebenezer Torku
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There is growing study on the techniques and policies used by organisation to deal with the twin challenges of diversity faultlines and team tax autonomy to enhance social integration and decision quality which are indispensable factors in modern competitive advantage. This study explores and discusses the key attributes of characteristics of diversity faultlines and team task autonomy within the international business environment. The case of how Apple Company is examined in detail. From the experiences of Apple it is possible to argue that while an organisation may not be able to completely deal with the challenge of diversity faultlines, it can mitigate the effect of it with the appropriate response strategies. Six of them have been highlighted and these are task autonomy, establishing superordinate (shared) team identity, intergroup teams, intra-team communication leadership style, decision making norms, openness to change.

Benedicta Clemency Adzo Akey, Xinying Jiang, Henry Asante Antwi, Ebenezer Torku

Diversity Fault Lines, Self Actualisation, Self-Esteem, Faultlines

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-12-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
498-507 IJSRSET1626130   Technoscience Academy

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Benedicta Clemency Adzo Akey, Xinying Jiang, Henry Asante Antwi, Ebenezer Torku, "Revisiting the Effects of Diversity Fault Lines and Team Task Autonomy on Decision Quality and Social Integration", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.498-507, November-December-2016.
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