Ana Zornoza Abad

Ana Zornoza Abad
University of Valencia | UV · Departamento de Psicología Social

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The aim of this study was twofold. First, we examined the relationship between virtual teams' emotional intelligence composition and three indicators of their members' well-being, members' satisfaction with the team, and positive and negative affective states. Second, we analyzed the moderator role of an online team emotional management interventio...
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A disruptive digitalization recently occurred that led to the fast adoption of virtual teams. However, membership diversity and team virtuality threaten members’ well-being, especially if faultlines appear (i.e., subgroups). Considering the job demands–resources model and the role of group affect in shaping members’ perceptions of well-being, we te...
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and Methodist of São Paulo (Brazil). He was responsible for more than 30 research projects with a length of time larger than two years, supported by local, Spanish, and European agencies. These projects had goals related to methodological development and knowledge production. They covered a wide range of topics such as well-being at work, burnout a...
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PROBLEM: Virtual teams with faultlines face challenges due to their dispersion, diversity, and virtuality, which can diminish their performance. To resolve this issue, team emotional management (TEM) interventions foster teams’ collaboration capability, that is, the team’s ability to build and manage relationships based on trust, commitment, and co...
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Introduction: As the number of virtual teams increases, it is important to find out how companies can modify their functioning and outcomes. This study investigates the influence of an emotional management intervention on virtual teams' processes and results. To do so, an input-mediator-output model with 2 mediators, affective and cognitive, is pro...
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Innovation enables organizations to respond successfully to rapid changes in a business environment. This innovation capability largely relies on employees. Although workers are required to be innovative, their jobs frequently contain higher demands that might make it difficult for them to innovate at work. The Job Demands-Control model active hypo...
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The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of an online affect management intervention on relationship conflict through the rate of growth of team resilience in virtual teams with diversity faultlines. Fifty-two 4-person teams participated in a randomized controlled trial design with repeated measures (i.e., three measurement occasions). Teams...
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Virtual communities (VCs) have become essential in current organizations and society, and so their sustainability is a topic of interest for researchers and practitioners. We focus on the sense of virtual community (SoVC) and commitment as relevant antecedents in achieving the success and maintenance of different types of VCs (communities of intere...
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The present study aimed to examine the influence of facilitating conditions on the effectiveness of a Virtual Community of Practice. To do so, we first analysed the influence of facilitating conditions on the effectiveness of a Virtual Community of Practice. Second, we examined the mediating role of a sense of virtual community between facilitating...
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Scholars and practitioners agree that virtual teams (VTs) have become commonplace in today's digital workplace. Relevant literature argues that learning constitutes a significant contributor to team member satisfaction and performance, and that, at least in face-to-face teams, team cohesion fosters team learning. Given the additional challenges VTs...
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Background: This study focused on attitudes of workers and family members towards self-determination of individuals with intellectual disability. First, we compare their self-determination attitudes. Second, we test the link from mutual communication (workers and family members perceive that the other party openly dialogues about self-determination...
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Scholars and practitioners agree that virtual teams (VTs) have become commonplace in today’s digital workplace. Relevant literature argues that learning constitutes a significant contributor to team member satisfaction and performance, and that, at least in face-to-face teams, team cohesion fosters team learning. Given the additional challenges VTs...
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The aim of this study was twofold. The first aim was to study the effect of an intervention combining team feedback and guided reflexivity on virtual teams' affective outcomes. The second was to examine the mediating role of perceived social loafing in this relationship. An experimental laboratory study was carried out with 54 teams randomly assign...
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This study examines a moderated mediation model in which team trust moderates the indirect effect of team feedback on team learning through group information elaboration in virtual teams. An experimental study in a laboratory was conducted with 54 teams randomly assigned to a team feedback condition or a control condition. Results provided empirica...
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Based on a two-dimensional perspective of group cohesion, this study examines the emergence of task cohesion and interpersonal cohesion in project teams and their roles in changes in members’ individual satisfaction with the team. Specifically, we tested a direct-effect and mediation model of the cross-level relationship between team task and inter...
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The aim of this study is to investigate in detail the specific tendencies of conflict management strategies displayed by trained and untrained synchronous computer-mediated communication (CMC) teams over time. A laboratory experiment was carried out with 54 virtual teams of four members each randomly assigned to the two conditions: experimental con...
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This study aims to analyze the mediating role of team trust in the relationship between virtuality level and task-related collaborative behaviors. Three types of task-related collaborative behaviors were studied, namely team coordination, team cooperation, and team information exchange. Drawing upon theory and research on virtual teams and trust, w...
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Past research has indicated that early task conflict can trigger subsequent relationship conflict during teamwork. The current study examines conditions that may exacerbate or attenuate this relationship. Specifically, this study examines the moderating role of process conflict and communication medium on the link between task conflict and relation...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the moderating role of self-guided training in the relationship between task conflict and team innovation in synchronic computer-mediated communication (SCMC) teams. For this purpose, a laboratory study was carried out in which 26 teams were assigned to the training condition and 24 to the control condition. Res...
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Group potency is one of the major factors influencing work group success. However, little is known about the effects of potency on group maintenance outcomes, especially in virtual teams. The present study examines the moderating role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the relationships between potency and group maintenance out...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the moderating role of self-guided training in the relationship between task conflict and team innovation in synchronic computer-mediated communication (SCMC) teams. For this purpose, a laboratory study was carried out in which 26 teams were assigned to the training condition and 24 to the control condition. Res...
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El presente trabajo ofrece una breve introducción a la investigación científica en España sobre los Equipos de trabajo, presenta las principales temáticas de esa investigación y plantea sus implicaciones para la práctica profesional. Partiendo de una visión de la actuación del psicólogo centrada en el modelo científico-profesional e inspirada en un...
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Actually, virtual teams are becoming a key strategy in actual organizations. The aim of this paper consists of reviewing some relevant issues involved in virtual team functioning such as interpersonal and social dimension, coordination and work structure and potency and team trust. These factors need to be taken into account in the virtual team bui...
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This article presents a brief introduction of the recent research on Work teams in organizations carried on in Spain. It also mentions the main topics of this research and raises relevant issues about their implications for professional practice. Lying on the scientist-practitioner model and profiting from the literature on the evidence-based pract...
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The objective of this study is to test the validity of the collective climate concept. It was expected that membership in collective climates was related to membership in the collectivities defined by departmental membership, hierarchical level, shift, job location and organizational tenure. The study sample was composed of 195 employees from a cen...
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The influence of communication and information technologies (TICs) on group functioning and group outcomes is an important topic. Interdependent group work implies the need to communicate in order to share information and knowledge related to the task. The importance of this group interaction in the group functioning and outcomes stands out. In thi...
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The cardiovascular (CV) response to social challenge and stress is associated with the etiology of cardiovascular diseases. New ways of communication, time pressure and different types of information are common in our society. In this study, the cardiovascular response to two different tasks (open vs. closed information) was examined employing diff...
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The roles of group participation and group performance feedback were examined as antecedents of group potency, i.e., beliefs shared among a work group's members about the general effectiveness of the work group. Also examined were how group participation and the congruence of the feedback received from different sources about performance predicted...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine which communication contexts – virtual or traditional interactions – is more disruptive or beneficial to the effects of intragroup conflicts on team performance. Design/methodology/approach – A laboratory experiment was conducted comparing 22 face-to-face (FTF) teams, 22 videoconference (VC) teams a...
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The study of social capital has emerged as a key construct in work and organizational contexts. Trust is its relational dimension and it is relevant for teams working in virtual environments. The purpose of our study is to determine whether the relationship between virtuality level (based on the characteristics of the technology used by each group)...
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The aim of this paper is to analyze the effect of changes in social participation and task- and learning-oriented processes on the development of cohesion (social and task-focused) in new groups. Cohesion has been considered one of the most important constructs in small groups, and its influence on team performance and efficacy has been highlighted...
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El objetivo del presente trabajo es analizar la incidencia que tienen los cambios en los procesos de participación social y orientados a la tarea y al aprendizaje sobre el desarrollo y la evolución de la cohesión (social y centrada en la tarea) en equipos de nueva creación. La cohesión ha sido considerada como uno de los constructos más importantes...
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The aim of this research is to examine the role of information and communication technologies in the relationship between group effectiveness and group potency changes. A laboratory experiment compared 44 groups of four members, working in two communication media—face-to-face condition and computer-mediated communication (CMC). Groups developed a p...
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El estudio de la incidencia de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TICs) sobre los procesos de influencia social ha sido el objetivo de diversas investigaciones. En ellas, el papel de estos procesos en la relación entre la modalidad de comunicación y los resultados grupales no queda definido. El objetivo del presente trabajo es cla...
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El estudio de la incidencia de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TICs) sobre los procesos de influencia social ha sido el objetivo de diversas investigaciones. En ellas, el papel de estos procesos en la relación entre la modalidad de comunicación y los resultados explogrupales no queda definido. El objetivo del presente trabajo e...
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Some studies have analyzed the relationships between group interaction processes and group effectiveness (e.g. Barry y Stewart, 1997; Campion, Medsker y Higgs, 1993). Empirical, results generally support a positive relationship with effectiveness for synergistic processes and a negative relationship for dysfunctional processes. However, the relatio...
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The aim of this study is to test the differences in quality and frequency of conflict management behavior as a function of the interaction between task and communication medium, and practice time in continuing groups that work over two different media: computer mediated communication (CMC) and face to face communication (FTF). Conflict management b...
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En la actualidad, la creciente implantación de nuevas tecnologías de la información para el trabajo en grupo en los contextos laborales hace necesario profundizar en el estudio de los procesos y resultados del trabajo en grupo. En este sentido, la investigación realizada hasta el momento ha puesto de manifiesto el impacto diferencial de la comunica...
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The study of the influence of new information technologies (NIT) on verbal communication has attracted attention from researchers. Results obtained in previous studies suggest that NIT communication media produce a deindividualization in group processes that enhances uninhibited behavior and flaming. However, identity theory emphasizes the role of...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the power of the Average Leadership Style (ALS) and Vertical Dyad Linkage (VDL) models of leadership in explaining relationships between leader's initiating structure behaviour and consideration behaviour, and subordinates' attitudes and perceptions. The considered dependent variables were five facets of job...
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Currently, new technologies are facilitating the development of distributed teamwork. These groups may have a relatively permanent character, such as an editorial team or a team of designers in separate departments of a large manufacturing company. Organizational and Work psychologists are challenged to provide theories and models for the analysis...
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Burnout syndrome has been described by different authors as a reaction to work stress. Hence both the role stress components–role ambiguity and role conflict–appear in the literature as burnout antecedent variables. The correlation between these variables is positive. On the other hand, the work social support (from supervisors and colleagues) is a...
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Evidence offered by Bottger and Yetton has suggested that group performance is a function of member abilities and strategies to use them. This model completed previous ones offered by Steiner and Davis which were developed under the assumption that group communication occurs in a face-to-face situation. However, since the 1980s, a considerable amou...
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El análisis psicosocial de los procesos y resultados grupales en situaciones de comunicación mediada ha recibido una especial atención por parte de los científicos sociales. En este trabajo se revisan las principales aportaciones y se señalan los logros y limitaciones, así como algunas perspectivas de futuro. Desde los estudios iniciales (Morley y...
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Sumario: Cambio tecnológico y cambio organizacional -- Aspectos psicosociales del diseño de nuevas tecnologías en la organización -- Estrategias de implantación den nuevas tecnologías en la organización -- Gestión del cambio tecnológico y uso operativo de las nuevas tecnologías de la información -- Evaluación de sistemas tecnológicos

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To study the effects of group communication mediated by technology versus face to face communication in different types of tasks and in different conditions (with or without time pressure) on performance and other outcomes (e.g., group cohesiveness).