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Group Learning

Groups and teams have increasingly become a critical component in organizations. Indeed, many organizations rely on groups to carry out both operational and strategic tasks, such as designing and producing new products, delivering services to customers, and developing strategies to respond to changes in the environment. While working on these tasks, learning at the group level occurs when teams change what they know or what they do based on the experience they have acquired working together on the group task.

The topic of group learning has received increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners over the last two decades. Studies across a variety of disciplines have addressed questions such as these: Under what conditions do groups learn? Which factors inhibit or enhance group learning? Which factors ...

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