Accession Number:

ADA614103

Title:

Best Practices in Military Design Teams

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 2012 - August 2013

Corporate Author:

APPLIED RESEARCH ASSOCIATES INC FAIRBORN OH COGNITIVE SOLUTIONS DIV

Report Date:

2015-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

110.0

Abstract:

This research report offers an integrative view of key challenges that military design teams encounter, and describes lessons, strategies, and approaches used by military leaders to optimize the performance of design teams in operational contexts. Topics include assembling design teams, managing intergroup dynamics, fostering cognitive flexibility, integrating non-military SMEs into the team, capturing the teams evolving understanding, and conveying insights to stakeholders. The report presents findings from previous research on teams as well as insights from interviews and a survey with those who have worked in design teams in operational settings.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE