Team Assembly

Marlon Twyman, Noshir Contractor*

*Corresponding author for this work

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14 Scopus citations


Team assembly refers to the process of creating a team of collaborators. Scientific factors, such as the question of what expertise is needed to address the scientific goals, are critical to team assembly. However, so are a wide range of interpersonal and intrapersonal factors. This chapter will discuss the variety of factors to consider when assembling a team, in order to maximize the smooth functioning and scientific productivity of the team.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStrategies for Team Science Success
Subtitle of host publicationHandbook of Evidence-Based Principles for Cross-Disciplinary Science and Practical Lessons Learned from Health Researchers
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9783030209926
ISBN (Print)9783030209902
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Research collaboration
  • Science teams
  • Scientific collaboration
  • Team assembly
  • Team formation
  • Teams

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology
  • General Medicine


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