Open Science Research Excellence
@article{(International Science Index):,
  title    = {Attributions by Team Members for Team Outcomes in Finnish Working Life},
  author    = {Maarit Valo and  Pertti Hurme},
  country   = {},
  abstract  = {This study focuses on teamwork in Finnish working
life. Through a wide cross-section of teams the study examines the
causes to which team members attribute the outcomes of their teams.
Qualitative data was collected from 314 respondents. They wrote 616
stories to describe memorable experiences of success and failure in
teamwork. The stories revealed 1930 explanations. The findings
indicate that both favorable and unfavorable team outcomes are
perceived as being caused by the characteristics of team members,
relationships between members, team communication, team
structure, team goals, team leadership, and external forces. The types
represent different attribution levels in the context of organizational
  {International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering },  volume    = {4},
  number    = {7},
  year      = {2010},
  pages     = {1808 - 1821},
  ee        = {},
  url       = {},
  bibsource = {},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 43, 2010},