Descubriendo colaboradores online: Formando equipos interdisciplinarios en una universidad argentina

  • Diego Gómez-Zará Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Silvia Andreoli Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Leslie A. DeChurch Northwestern University United States
  • Noshir S. Contractor Northwestern University United States
Palabras clave: formación de equipos, plataformas, relaciones en línea, capital humano, capital social

Resumen

Este estudio explora cómo y por qué las personas encuentran colaboradores usando sistemas para la formación de equipos. Basados en teorías sobre equipos y capital humano y social, describimos cómo los rasgos de los individuos y sus redes sociales influyen en los procesos de formación de equipos. Realizamos un estudio en Argentina en el que 43 profesores utilizaron una plataforma online y formaron ocho equipos interdisciplinarios. Nuestros resultados muestran que los profesores inicialmente tendían a invitar a contactos anteriores, pero finalmente, formaron equipos interdisciplinarios y cohesivos con personas desconocidas. Concluimos reflexionando sobre cómo estas plataformas pueden permitir a las personas ampliar su capital social.

Biografía del autor/a

Diego Gómez-Zará, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Profesor asistente adjunto de Estudios de Comunicación en la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Candidato a doctor del programa de Tecnología y Comportamiento Social de la Universidad de Northwestern, un programa de doctorado conjunto en Ciencias de la Computación y Comunicaciones. Actualmente, trabaja en el SONIC Lab bajo la supervisión del profesor Noshir Contractor.

Silvia Andreoli, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Directora de proyectos del grupo CITEP (Centro de Innovación en Tecnología y Pedagogía) de la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Ha sido consultora en IIPE UNESCO Buenos Aires en el área de las TIC y es profesora visitante en diversas universidades públicas y privadas de Argentina.

Leslie A. DeChurch, Northwestern University United States

Profesora de Estudios de Comunicación y con cargo honorífico en el Departamento de Psicología, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences en la Universidad de Northwestern. Es presidenta y moderadora de la Junta de INGRoup, la Red Interdisciplinaria para la Investigación de Grupos. La profesora DeChurch dirige el ATLAS lab: Advancing Teams, Leaders, and Systems. Su investigación se enfoca en el trabajo en equipo y el liderazgo en las organizaciones.

Noshir S. Contractor, Northwestern University United States

Profesor Jane S. y William J. White de Ciencias del Comportamiento en la Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas McCormick, la Escuela de Comunicación y la Escuela de Administración Kellogg en la Universidad de Northwestern. Dirige el grupo de investigación SONIC: Science of Networks in Communities. Su investigación se centra en los factores que conducen a la formación, el mantenimiento y la disolución de redes sociales y de conocimiento vinculadas dinámicamente.

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2019-06-30
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Gómez-Zará, D., Andreoli, S., DeChurch, L. A., & Contractor, N. S. (2019). Descubriendo colaboradores online: Formando equipos interdisciplinarios en una universidad argentina. Cuadernos.Info , (44), 21-41. https://doi.org/10.7764/cdi.44.1575