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Developing transactive memory systems: Theoretical contributions from a social identity perspective

Liao, Jennifer; Jimmieson, Nerina L.; O'Brien, Anne; Restubog, Simon

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Transactive memory system (TMS) theory explains how expertise is recognized and coordinated in teams. Extending current TMS research from a group information-processing perspective, our article presents a theoretical model that considers TMS development from a social identity perspective. We discuss how two features of communication (quantity and quality) important to TMS development are linked to TMS through the group identification mechanism of a shared common team identity. Informed by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33167
Source: Group and Organization Management
DOI: 10.1177/1059601112443976

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