Workforce diversity, temporal dimensions and team performance

Beena S. Saji (Faculty member of the International Business Department, Skyline College, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal

ISSN: 1352-7606

Publication date: 1 December 2004


Temporal dimensions of work is about how individuals perceive the concept of “time”. Time is the critical success factor in any organisation. This article focuses on the theme time, diversity and team performance with an attempt to emphasise that time acts as a mediator between the group and its performance in organisations. The question addressed in this paper is whether the different temporal dimensions of the diverse work force affects the team performance. The study also attempts to understand the impact of task meaningfulness, performance norms and organizational temporal orientations on the team performance in diverse work force.



Saji, B. (2004), "Workforce diversity, temporal dimensions and team performance", Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, Vol. 11 No. 4, pp. 40-59.

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