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Advances in Psychological Science    2019, Vol. 27 Issue (9) : 1521-1539     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2019.01521
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The impact of team cultural diversity on team innovation
Qian LI1,Shiyang GONG2(),Chaofan LI1
1. International Business School, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing 100089, China
2. Business School, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing 100029, China
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With further economic globalization and fast development of global companies, more firms have teams with diversified cultural backgrounds. Managers expect employees with different cultural backgrounds to contribute their experience, ideas and perspectives to team innovation. Thus, both the academia and the industry are paying great attention on how team cultural diversity would impact team innovation. In this research, based on the “categorization-elaboration” theory perspective, we further clarify the theoretical framework of team cultural diversity, examine the impact of team cultural diversity on team innovation, its underlying mechanism and the boundary conditions from the teams’ internal and external factors respectively. In practice, this study provides companies with guidelines to effectively manage teams with diversified cultures and promote innovation.

Keywords team cultural diversity      team innovation      diversity belief      collective regulatory focus      team innovation feedback     
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Corresponding Authors: Shiyang GONG     E-mail: gongshiyang@uibe.edu.cn
Issue Date: 24 July 2019
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Qian LI,Shiyang GONG,Chaofan LI. The impact of team cultural diversity on team innovation[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2019, 27(9): 1521-1539.
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