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The goal of this chapter is to better understand the role of task and technology in models of group performance.. We want to carefully delineate the meaning of the task and technology variables and their interrelationship.. We want to carefully think about how these variables work in a model of group performance .. Our ultimate goal is to provide an intellectual guide for the reader as he or she tackles the problem of understanding factors that contribute to effective groups in organization.


Chapter submitted for book on Designing Effective Work Groups, Jossey-Bass Publishers, Inc ..