TMT Processes: Making Tasks and Relationships Work

How Can Task Processes Influence Performance?

Researchers who are interested in task-related aspects of TMT behavior have focused on the so-called task processes—those characteristics of TMT members’ interaction and behavior that directly relate to the contents of work. Task processes are of clear interest for understanding TMT performance because they describe “what” the TMT members do.

To understand how these task processes can influence performance, many researchers have used the theory of information processing. This theory focuses on how information flows between different TMT members and which TMT behaviors help or hinder the information exchange.7 Since information exchange is a key aspect ...

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