Contractor, N., Wasserman, S., & Faust, K. (2006). Testing multitheoretical, multilevel hypotheses about organizational networks: An analytic framework and empirical example. Academy of Management Review, 31(3), 691-703.
A look at various motivations for forming or joining a team and why people are motivated to create certain network links. There are several multi- theoretical motivations to create teams: individual, didactic, triatic, and group, and these can occur at multiple levels.
Cummings, J. N., & Kiesler, S. (2007). Coordination costs and project outcomes in multi-university collaborations. Research Policy, 36(10), 1620-1634. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2007.09.001
An overview of different coordination costs and their effect on project outcomes in multi-university collaborations.
Coordination costs and project outcomes in multi-university collaborations
Disis, M., & Slattery, J. (2010). The road we must take: Multidisciplinary team science. Science Translational Medicine, 2(22), 22. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000421
Defines multi-disciplinary team science and ways to successfully achieve it.
Guimerà, R., Uzzi, B., Spiro, J., & Amaral, L.A.N. (2005). Team assembly mechanisms determine collaboration network structure and team performance. Science, 308(5722), 697-702. doi: 10.1126/science.1106340
A description of how teams assemble and form specific collaboration structures and networks. This study examines how teams perform through collaboration.
Jones, B., Wuchty, S., & Uzzi, B. (2008). Multi-university research teams: Shifting impact, geography, and stratification in science. Science, 322(5905), 1259-1262. doi: 10.1126/science.1158357
Teamwork in science increasingly spans university boundaries and all fields of science, engineering, and social science, due to a dramatic shift in knowledge production.
Shrum, W., Genuth, J., & Chompalov, I. (2007). Structures of scientific collaboration. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press.
Several different ways collaboration may be structured.
Structures of scientific collaboration
Stokols, D., Hall, K., Taylor, B., & Moser, R. (2008). The science of team science overview of the field and introduction to the supplement. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 35(2), S77-S89.
First-annual conference examines different ways teams can organize, communicate, and conduct research.
Wuchty, S., Jones, B., & Uzzi, B. (2007). The increasing dominance of teams in production of knowledge. Science, 316(5827), 1036-1039. doi: 10.1126/science.1136099
Outlines how a significant increase in teams has become dominant in the production of knowledge.