Building bridges, windows and cultures: Mediating mechanisms between team heterogeneity and performance in global teams

Mary M. Maloney, Mary Zellmer-Bruhn

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■ While research on teams shows evidence that heterogeneous composition and global dispersion creates difficulties, it has yet to holistically address how to overcome those difficulties without losing the intended benefits. ■ We describe four mechanisms to mediate the difficulties created by heterogeneous composition and global dispersion on global teams.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)697-720
Number of pages24
JournalManagement International Review
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006



  • Global dispersion
  • Global teams
  • Performance
  • Team heterogeneity

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