Trust and team coordination in critical situations

Adrian Pitariu


In this paper I explore the process of team coordination.  I propose a model by which team coordination emerges as a function of team mental models and team trust. Furthermore, I introduce a hierarchical approach to team mental models, and propose a framework that provides a better understanding of team processes and opens new avenues of research in the area of team cognition. I conclude with implications for future research and practice.


team processes, team mental models, trust, coordination

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