Building and Managing Great Teams: An Evidence-Based Approach

Abstract

Efforts to initiate new startups rely heavily on teams and networks. Research demonstrates that 95 percent of the individuals trying to start a business involved others in helping build the new business. This article provides an overview of the team performance literature that can be used when making managerial decisions about building and managing successful entrepreneurial teams. I integrate and review prior research in three areas that have been disconnected previously: 1) innovation networks and teams; 2) team boundary spanning and internal processes; and 3) shared ownership and team motivation. The integration and review in this article provide new insights towards an evidence-based approach on managing entrepreneurial teams,

https://doi.org/10.5912/jcb920
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