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gOE Enabling the Military to Make Critical Training Decisions

With our partners in the US Air Force Research Lab, US Air Combat Command and Aptima, Inc. we developed and continue to apply an innovative process called “Mission Essential Competencies“(MECSTM) for identifying the competencies needed in combat situations. MECS data have been used to guide training decisions up to the highest levels of the US […]

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Accelerating On-the-Job-Learning – A gOE White Paper

Across industries, the complexity and dynamic nature of workplace operations, as well as the constant and rapid influx of information, requires employees to continuously acquire new skills and expertise. Formal training is not sufficient – employees also need to be astute on-the-job learners (OJL). 

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Science of Teamwork – NASA Innovation Lecture Video

Dr. Scott Tannenbaum, gOE’s President, gave an invited presentation at NASA’s Innovation Lecture Series. Dr. Ellen Ochoa, a former astronaut and now Director of the Johnson Space Center, kicked off the session. Scott’s presentation covered the Science of Teamwork, described research gOE has been conducting at NASA, and provided recommendations for promoting team effectiveness.

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Debriefs: An Experiential Learning Tool – A gOE White Paper

Boost Team Effectiveness Debriefs are a quick, yet powerful experiential learning tool for enhancing team performance. During a debrief, team members reflect upon a recent experience, discuss what went well and identify opportunities for improvement. They attempt to build a common understanding (e.g., about work challenges, team member responsibilities, how best to handle a situation) […]

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Journal of Management Publishes Article on Team Composition

John Mathieu from the University of Connecticut (and a frequent gOE collaborator) along with gOE team members Scott Tannenbaum, Jamie Donsbach, and George Alliger published an article that examines how team composition can affect team performance. It is published in the Journal of Management, one of the premier management and applied psychology journals, and provides […]

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Research on Debriefing Published in Human Factors Journal

Two members of gOE’s team, Scott Tannenbaum and Chris Cerasoli published an article in the Human Factors Journal entitled, “Do Team and Individual Debriefs Enhance Performance? A Meta-Analysis.” Meta-analysis is a statistical technique for quantitatively combining the results from prior studies.

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IOP Journal Publishes “Teams Are Changing…”

The Industrial and Organizational Psychology Journal published this article, co-authored by Scott Tannenbaum (gOE), John Mathieu (UConn), Eduardo Salas (UCF), and Debra Cohen (SHRM) which examines how the nature of teams and the environment they operate in have been changing and explores whether adjustments have been made in the way teams are managed in organizations […]

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