Author: Steve Bohler

Teams That Work – New book by gOE’s President

We’re pleased to announce the publication of Teams That Work (Oxford University Press) which debuted as the #1 new Organizational Psychology book on Amazon. Collaboration and teamwork requirements have risen by 50%, but as anyone who has worked on a team can attest, creating a great team remains a challenge. This new book examines the […]

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Tips for Your “At-Home” Team

For several years, we’ve been studying teams as they live and work together in confined environments with little or no physical contact with “outsiders.” For example, we’ve gathered data from teams that lived in a small simulated space habitat in Houston at NASA for 45 days, and from deep sea saturation dive teams in the […]

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gOE to Develop Culture Assessment

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced that it has awarded a grant to The Group for Organizational Effectiveness (gOE) to develop a validated safety culture measure  and related tools for promoting safety in the offshore energy industry. We have assembled a great team of collaborators from Rice […]

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gOE Continues Effort to Help NASA’s Mission to Mars

For several years, gOE has conducted research for NASA studying team resilience and adaptation. As part of this effort we are studying saturation dive teams who work in dangerous confined conditions, similar to the conditions experienced by astronauts. In a previous effort for NASA, we examined the science of team composition and demonstrated how a […]

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BMJ Quality & Safety Publishes Teams During COVID Article

gOE’s president Scott Tannenbaum along with colleagues Eduardo Salas and Allison Traylor from Rice University and Eric Thomas from the UTHealth McGovern School of Medicine published an article offering recommendations based on the science of teamwork for healthcare teams working during a pandemic. BMJ’s (British Medical Journals)  articles are widely read in the medical community.

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Dr. Scott Tannenbaum Wins SIOP Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Tannenbaum, President of gOE, has received the Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP). This award is given to an individual who has developed, refined, and implemented practices, procedures, and methods that have had a major, demonstrable impact on people at work, organizations […]

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