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Lexicon as a Predictor of Team Dynamics

Team Dynamics Over Time

ISBN: 978-1-78635-404-4, eISBN: 978-1-78635-403-7

ISSN: 1534-0856

Publication date: 4 August 2017



This chapter describes an approach to measuring relevant teamwork dimensions through verbal content. This approach has the potential to give us direct, unobtrusive insight into the emotional and cognitive states of teams. It is original in its examination of how team dynamics can be indexed in speech.




This work was supported by supported by funding from the National Science Biomedical Research Institute (NCC-9-58-401/NBPF03402) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Grant# NNX09AK48G).


Driskell, T., Driskell, J.E. and Salas, E. (2017), "Lexicon as a Predictor of Team Dynamics", Team Dynamics Over Time (Research on Managing Groups and Teams, Vol. 18), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 231-257.



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