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Trends and Research in the Decision Sciences: Best Papers from the 2014 Annual Conference by Merrill Warkentin, Decision Sciences Institute

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14. Impact of Relational Capital and Knowledge Heterogeneity on Knowledge Integration in Software Teams

—Nikhil Mehta, University of Northern Iowa

Abstract

We examine the role of knowledge heterogeneity and relational capital on knowledge integration in software teams. Knowledge heterogeneity and relational capital are key compositional characteristics of software teams. Although both knowledge heterogeneity and relational capital have been examined in teams, a better understanding of their relationship to critical parameters that could influence performance of software teams is needed. Based on absorptive capacity and social capital literatures, we hypothesize and test relationships between these team characteristics and internal and external ...

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