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Adm. Sci. 2012, 2(1), 26-46;

Effects of Interdependence and Social Interaction-Based Person-Team Fit

Department of Management, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
Received: 29 November 2011 / Revised: 24 December 2011 / Accepted: 8 January 2012 / Published: 16 January 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teamwork and Leadership in Organizations)
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The match between employees and their vocations, jobs and organizations has been the focus of the majority of past person-environment fit research. The compatibility between individuals and their work team environments is a more recently recognized, but much less studied, type of fit. Person-team fit is conceptualized here along two fundamental dimensions of team environments: interdependence and social interaction. Results from a study involving 209 cross-functional team members indicate that person-team fit has an impact on satisfaction, commitment, trust and performance. View Full-Text
Keywords: person-team fit; work teams; interdependence person-team fit; work teams; interdependence

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