Category: News

Teams That Work – New book by gOE’s President

We’re pleased to announce the publication of Teams That Work (Oxford University Press) which debuted as the #1 new Organizational Psychology book on Amazon. Collaboration and teamwork requirements have risen by 50%, but as anyone who has worked on a team can attest, creating a great team remains a challenge. This new book examines the […]

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Teamwork Insights…Two Interesting Podcasts

  gOE’s president, Scott Tannenbaum, was an invited guest on the No Way Out podcast to share his insights about team effectiveness and team debriefs. When done properly, debriefs are a proven way to boost team effectiveness…and they are relatively easy to implement. Listen to Scott as he takes a deep dive into team debriefing […]

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BMJ Quality & Safety Publishes Teams During COVID Article

gOE’s president Scott Tannenbaum along with colleagues Eduardo Salas and Allison Traylor from Rice University and Eric Thomas from the UTHealth McGovern School of Medicine published an article offering recommendations based on the science of teamwork for healthcare teams working during a pandemic.  BMJ’s (British Medical Journals) journal articles are widely read in the medical community.

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gOE Completes Effort to Help NASA’s Future Missions to Mars

For several years, gOE has conducted research for NASA studying team resilience and adaptation. As part of this effort, we studied saturation dive teams who work in dangerous confined conditions, similar to the conditions experienced by astronauts. We also studied NASA teams living and working in small habit similar to what they might live in […]

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gOE to Develop Culture Assessment

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced that it has awarded a grant to The Group for Organizational Effectiveness (gOE) to develop a validated safety culture measure and related tools for promoting safety in the offshore energy industry. We have assembled a great team of collaborators from Rice […]

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Dr. Scott Tannenbaum Wins SIOP Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Tannenbaum, President of gOE, has received the Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP). This award is given to an individual who has developed, refined, and implemented practices, procedures, and methods that have had a major, demonstrable impact on people at work, organizations […]

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Personnel Psychology Publishes “Helping Teams Help Themselves”

Professor Erik Eddy (from Siena College and a gOE Alum!), Scott Tannenbaum (from gOE), and Professor John Mathieu (from UConn) conducted this study comparing two techniques that teams can use to lead debriefs on their own. The study examined teams over a ten-week period and found that use of a computerized debriefing tool (DebriefNow) resulted […]

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