An Empirical Study of Innovation in Manufacturing Teams: A Preliminary Report

Jean Carletta, Simon Garrod, Heidi Fraser-Krauss

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Abstract

We are currently engaged in a collaborative research project, the aim of which is to determine how new ideas are introduced and managed during group discussion. To this end, we have collected and transcribed a corpus of team meetings within UK manufacturing firms, and are beginning to code these meetings in order to characterise the turn-taking and decision making which occur within them. This paper situates this work by explaining why the general approach is necessary for understanding what happens during group decision making and describes the research methods which are being used and the areas which we intend to investigate.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the First International Conference on Communication Modeling: The Language/Action Perspective
EditorsFrank Dignum, Jan Dietz, Egon Verharen, Hans Weigand
Place of PublicationSwinton, UK
PublisherBritish Computer Society
Pages3-3
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1996
EventFirst International Workshop on Communication Modeling - Tilburg, Netherlands
Duration: 1 Jul 19962 Jul 1996

Publication series

NameCM'96
PublisherBritish Computer Society

Workshop

WorkshopFirst International Workshop on Communication Modeling
CountryNetherlands
CityTilburg
Period1/07/962/07/96

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