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Macrocognition in Teams and Analysis of Information Flow During the Haiti Disaster Relief   [open pdf - 2MB]

"On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake struck the island nation of Haiti. Recorded at an immense 7.0 Mw, the quake occurred just 16 miles from Haiti’s capital of Port-au-Prince. The destruction was widespread and the need for assistance from other nations critical. The collaborative effort that ensued was recorded via the use of the All Partners Access Network (APAN), and consisted of a collection of official briefings, e-mails, chat room logs, and blogs. The goal of this thesis was to utilize the recorded data from APAN to analyze a real-world example of how a team works together on a one-of-a-kind problem. Furthermore, the transcripts from APAN were coded and analyzed in an effort to empirically evaluate the Office of Naval Research measurement model of team collaboration. The model focuses on individual and team cognitive processes, while under stress, used during team collaboration with the goal of understanding how individuals and teams work together in order to reach a decision."

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2011-06
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Naval Postgraduate School, Dudley Knox Library: http://www.nps.edu/Library/index.aspx
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