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Advances in Psychological Science ›› 2015, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (11): 1886-1893.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2015.01886

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Congfigural of Trust: The Positive Effect of Trustasymmetry on Working Team

WANG Hongli1; WU Kunjin2; LIU Xiaolang1   

  1. (1 Faculty of Business Management, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China)
    (2 Faculty of Business Management, Guangdong University of Finance & Economics, Guangzhou 510640, China)
  • Received:2014-12-23 Online:2015-11-15 Published:2015-11-15
  • Contact: LIU Xiaolang, E-mail:


Focusing on thecharacteristic of trust heterogeneity that omitted by most of recent trust studies, we have studied the major challenges that mainly occurred in the global teamwork——trust asymmetry. As a conceptual research, it tries to explorea dynamic mechanism model in which the positive effect of trust asymmetry on teamwork performance (individual performance) through the certain intermediation process. The research result is expectedto help managers underscore the working mechanismof trust asymmetry on the team, andprovide a viable proactive intervention strategies for the organization; furthermore,through exploring the positive role of trust asymmetryin promoting the team’s effectiveness, the research is willing to provide a useful perspective which can enrich the trust asymmetry research and enlighten future research on trust asymmetry.

Key words: working team, trust asymmetry, positive impacting effects