Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science
by Nancy J. Cooke, Margaret L. Hilton
Publisher: National Academies Press 2015
Number of pages: 281
The book synthesizes and integrates the available research to provide guidance on assembling the science team; leadership, education and professional development for science teams and groups. It also examines institutional and organizational structures and policies to support science teams and identifies areas where further research is needed to help science teams and groups achieve their scientific and translational goals.
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