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Leslie DeChurch’s research investigates teamwork and leadership in organizations.

Professor DeChurch leads the ATLAS lab: Advancing Teams, Leaders, and Systems. ATLAS explores the dynamics through which teams form, and how these dynamics affect their performance as teams, and their ability to work as larger organizational systems (multiteam systems). ATLAS conducts laboratory and online experiments, meta-analytic integrations, and field studies of teams and leaders to understand their core organizing processes. Such processes include: leadership networks, team cognition, team conflict and motivation, and team information sharing.

DeChurch's research seeks to build high-functioning teams that work in scientific innovation, space exploration, healthcare, and the military.

Education/Academic qualification

Industrial and Organizational Psychology, PhD, Florida International University

… → 2002

MS, Florida International University

BS, University of Miami

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Grants 2015 2023

expertise
semantics
teamwork
performance
driver

DeChurch Subproject

DeChurch, L. A.

U.S. Army Research Laboratory

3/5/193/4/22

Project: Research project

Orbits
Earth (planet)
Industrial engineering
NASA
Semantics

Research Output 2001 2019

Solidarity in STEM: How Gender Composition Affects Women’s Experience in Work Teams

Niler, A. A., Asencio, R. & DeChurch, L. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Sex Roles.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
solidarity
gender
experience
Students

Team performance in space crews: Houston, we have a teamwork problem

Larson, L., Wojcik, H., Gokhman, I., DeChurch, L. A., Bell, S. & Contractor, N., Aug 1 2019, In : Acta Astronautica. 161, p. 108-114 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aviation
NASA
Orbits
Earth (planet)
Communication

Who would you like to work with? Use of individual characteristics and social networks in team formation systems

Gómez-Zará, D., Paras, M., Twyman, M., Lane, J. N., DeChurch, L. A. & Contractor, N., May 2 2019, CHI 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Human computer interaction
Chemical analysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

How Organizational Identity Affects Team Functioning: The Identity Instrumentality Hypothesis

Mesmer-Magnus, J. R., Asencio, R., Seely, P. W. & DeChurch, L. A., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Management. 44, 4, p. 1530-1550 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Instrumentality
Functioning
Organizational identity
Team performance
Employees
3 Citations (Scopus)

How Team Interlock Ecosystems Shape the Assembly of Scientific Teams: A Hypergraph Approach

Lungeanu, A. I., Carter, D. R., DeChurch, L. A. & Contractor, N., Apr 3 2018, In : Communication Methods and Measures. 12, 2-3, p. 174-198 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
teamwork
specialization
knowledge
Industry