A Multi-Level Systems Perspective for the Science of Team Science

Published on Sep 15, 2010in Science Translational Medicine17.161
· DOI :10.1126/scitranslmed.3001399
Katy Börner33
Estimated H-index: 33
(IU: Indiana University Bloomington),
Noshir Contractor37
Estimated H-index: 37
+ 7 AuthorsBrian Uzzi34
Estimated H-index: 34
This Commentary describes recent research progress and professional developments in the study of scientific teamwork, an area of inquiry termed the “science of team science” (SciTS, pronounced “sahyts”). It proposes a systems perspective that incorporates a mixed-methods approach to SciTS that is commensurate with the conceptual, methodological, and translational complexities addressed within the SciTS field. The theoretically grounded and practically useful framework is intended to integrate existing and future lines of SciTS research to facilitate the field’s evolution as it addresses key challenges spanning macro, meso, and micro levels of analysis.
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