Masters Theses

Title

Social networks, leadership and team performance

Author

Suved Rai

Abstract

"Social dynamics, network structures, team work, team training, and leadership. These are a few of the factors considered highly important in industries around us. Research in these areas has been conducted to find solutions to improve team performance, understand the dynamics of individuals, and to have better leaders amongst us. The intent of this paper was to conduct similar research in an educational environment. Data were collected from freshmen engineering students at the University of Missouri-Rolla. The students were enrolled in four sections of a freshman design project course. The students were given social network surveys and some of them were also subjected to different team trainings as well as facilitation"--Abstract, leaf iv.

Advisor(s)

Luechtefeld, Ray

Committee Member(s)

Spurlock, David
Nystrom, Halvard E.

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Engineering Management

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Fall 2006

Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation

  • Social networks - changes over time
  • Facilitation and team performance in engineering student teams
  • Effects of the social networks of leaders on team performance

Pagination

ix, 59 leaves

Rights

© 2006 Suved Rai, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Leadership
Performance
Social networks
Teams in the workplace -- Evaluation

Thesis Number

T 9082

Print OCLC #

123895919

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5847908~S5

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