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Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão

versão impressa ISSN 0872-9662

Comport. Organ. Gest. v.14 n.2 Lisboa out. 2008

 

Development and validation of the Team Learning Questionnaire

 

Irene Bresó

Francisco Javier Gracia

Felisa Latorre

José María Peiró

 

University of Valencia, Facultat de Psicología, Department of Social Psychology

 

Abstract. Nowadays the organizational scenario is changing in several aspects that affect organization commitment. Team learning construct has emerged as a tool to deal with these changes and the dynamic nature of this situation. Although team learning has acquired importance in recent years, instruments to measure team learning should be developed. The aim of this paper is to develop and validate a team learning scale, the Team Learning Questionnaire, attending to four dimensions of team learning: Continued Improvement Seeking, Dialogue Promotion and Open Communication, Collaborative Learning, and Strategic and Proactive Leadership that Promote Learning. Results provide evidence of the reliability and validity of the scale.

Key words: Team learning, team learning questionnaire, team learning dimensions.

 

Resumo. Actualmente, o cenário organizacional está a mudar em vários aspectos que afectam o comprometimento organizacional. O conceito de aprendizagem em equipa tem emergido como um instrumento para lidar com estas mudanças e com a natureza dinâmica desta situação. Embora a aprendizagem em equipa tenha adquirido relevância nos últimos anos, os instrumentos para avaliar a aprendizagem em equipa deveriam ser desenvolvidos. O objectivo deste artigo é o de desenvolver e validar uma escala de aprendizagem em equipa, o Questionário da Aprendizagem em Equipa, considerando as quatro dimensões da aprendizagem em equipa: Procura da Melhoria Contínua, Promoção do Diálogo e Comunicação Aberta, Aprendizagem Colaborativa, e Liderança Estratégica e Proactiva, que promovem a Aprendizagem. Os resultados obtidos evidenciam a fiabilidade e a validade da escala.

Palavras-chave: Aprendizagem em equipa, questionário de aprendizagem em equipa, dimensões da aprendizagem em equipa.

 

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Address: Francisco Javier Gracía, UIPOT, Unidad de Investigación di Picología de las Organizaciones y del Trabajo, Departamento de Psicología Social, Avda. Blasco Ibánez, 21, 46010 València, Espanha. E-mail: Francisco.Gracia@uv.es