Our intent is to provide a resource for understanding the creation and development of high-performing teams. We seek to provide only proven techniques for developing high-performing teams. This requires scientific research. On this page you will find articles on teams and research supporting Team Emotional Intelligence. We also provide links to external resources.


This section contains articles on Team Emotional Intelligence, other team articles, and articles written by our partners.

Team Emotional Intelligence Articles

Team Emotional Intelligence Research Articles

Other Team Articles by Our Partners

Druskat, V. U., & Wolff, S. B. (2008).  Group-level emotional intelligence. In N.M. Ashkanasy & C.L. Cooper (Eds.), Research companion to emotion in organizations, (pp. 441-454). London: Edward Elgar.

Wolff, S. B., Druskat, V. U., Koman, E. S. & Messer, T. E., (2006) .  The link between group emotional comeptence and group effectiveness.  In V. U. Druskat, F. Sala, and G. Mount (Eds.), Linking emotional intelligence and performance at work:  Current research evidence with individuals and groups, (pp. 223-242).  Mahway, NJ:  LEA.

Koman, Elizabeth, Wolff, Steven B., & Howard, Anita (2007) .  The Cascading Impact of Culture:  Group Emotional Competence (GEC) as a Cultural Resource.  In Robert Emmerling, Vinod Shanwal, and Manas Mandal (eds.) Emotional Intelligence: Theoretical and Cultural Perspectives, (pp. 39-53). San Francisco: Nova Science Publishers.

Druskat, V. & Wolff, S. B. (2006) . Team-level Emotional Competence in Cross-Functional Product Development Teams.  Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, August, 2006.

Wolff, S. B. and Druskat, V. U. (2005) . Group Emotional Competence and its Link to Group Performance.   Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, August, 2005.

Druskat, V. U., & Wolff, S. B. (2001) . Group emotional competence and its influence on group effectiveness.  In Cary Cherniss and Daniel Goleman (Eds.), The emotionally intelligent workplace, (pp. 132-155). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Druskat, V. U. & Wolff, S. B. (2001) . Building the emotional intelligence of groups. Harvard Business Review, 79(3), 81-90.
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Hamme, C. (2003) .  Group emotional intelligence: The research and development of an assessment instrument. Dissertation, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ.

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Tara Schalk (2012) . The role of emotional competence on the effectiveness of natural resource management committees.  Dissertation, University of Canberra, Canberra Australia.

Koman, E. S., Wolff, S. B. (2008) . Emotional Intelligence Competencies in the Team and Team Leader: a Multi-level Examination of the Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Team Performance. Journal of Management Development, 27(1), 55-75.

Druskat, V. U., & Wolff, S. B. (2006) . The effect of confronting members who break norms on team effectiveness.  In L. Thompson, and K. Behfar (Eds.). Conflict in organizational teams, (pp. 229-259). Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Stubbs, C. E. (2005) .  Emotional intelligence competencies in the team and team leader: A multi-level examination of the impact of emotional intelligence on group performance. Dissertation, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.

Druskat, V. U., Wolff, S. B., Messer, T., & Stubbs, E.(2003) . Emotionally competent group norms and group effectiveness. Presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Seattle, August, 2003.
Druskat, V.U., and Pescosolido, A.T. (2006) .  The impact of emergent leader emotionally competent behavior on team trust, communication, engagement, and effectiveness, In. Zerbe, W.J., Ashkanasy, N., and Hartel, C. (Eds.)  Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 2: Individual and organizational perspectives on emotion management and display, Elsevier JAI, Oxford, UK.

Druskat, V.U., and Wolff, S. B., (2005) . Effective Boundary Management Activities in Cross-Functional Decision-Making Teams.  Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, August 2005.

Druskat, V.U. & Wheeler, J. V. (2004) .  How to Lead a Self-Managing Team.  Sloan Management Review, 45(4), 65-71.

Druskat, V. U. & Wheeler, J. V. (2003) . Managing from the boundary: The effective leadership of self-managing work teams. Academy of Management Journal, 46(4).

Wolff, S. B., Pescosolido, A. T., & Druskat, V. U. (2002) . Emotional intelligence as the basis of leadership emergence in self-managing teams. Leadership Quarterly, 13, 505-522.

Druskat, V. U., & Wolff, S. B. (1999) . Developmental peer appraisals in self-managing work groups. The Journal of Applied Psychology, 84(1), 58-74.

Wolff, S. B., (1999) .  The Life-Giving Team: How Caring Behavior Leads To Engaged Team Members and Team Effectiveness.  Paper presented at the Eastern Academy ofManagement Conference, Philadelphia, 1999.

Other Resources

This section contains other resources. This includes non-TEI articles by our partners, links, and other misc. resources. If you have a resource that you believe would be useful to add or a link to a favorite related website, please let us know and we will add it if appropriate.

Other Articles by Our Partners

Useful Links

Other Useful Resources

Zhu, G., Wolff, S., Hall, D.T. et al. (2013) . Too much or too little? A study of the impact of career complexity on executive adaptability.  Career Development International, 18(5), 457-483.

Wolff, Steven B., Zhu, Guorong, Hall, D. T., Las Heras, Mireia, Gutierrez, Betzaluz (2009) .  Impact of Career Complexity on Adaptability:  A Longitudinal Study of Senior Executives.  Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, August, 2009.

Wolff, Steven B., Callahan, Anthony, Spencer, Signe (2009) .  The Coming Leadership Gap: Leadership Challenges Affected by the Predicted Competency Shortage.  Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, August, 2009.

Wolff, S. B. , Wageman, R. and Fontaine, M. (2009) .  The coming leadership gap:  An exploration of competencies that will be in short supply.  International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, 9(2/3), 250-274.

Druskat, V. U. and Jordan, P. J., (2008) .  Emotional Intelligence and Performance at Work (working paper). 

Zhu, G, Wolff, S. B. and Spencer, S., (2007) .  Executive jobs are not created equal:  How jobs shape the competencies displayed by outstanding executives.  (working paper)

Wolff, S. B. and Altman, B. W., (1995).  Resilience:  Transforming the way we look at change in organizations.  Paper presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, August, 1995.
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Dihigg, Charles (2016) . What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team.  New York Times Magazine, February 25, 2016.