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Decoding dream teams.
The ATLAS lab at Northwestern is uncovering the inner workings of teams, and enabling the design of large, diverse, digitally-connected teams on Earth and beyond.

Leslie DeChurch is Professor of Communication Studies, and leads the Northwestern ATLAS lab, Her current work 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). Her current research seeks to build high-functioning teams that work in scientific innovation, space exploration, healthcare, and the military.

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2/8/2018 ATLAS is hosting a Teams Research Incubator for doctoral students and junior faculty, in Evanston, IL on March 16-18. Register to attend here:

2/5/2018 How do you lead a crew on a mission to Mars? ATLAS affiliate Jessica Mesmer-Magnus will be presenting the latest findings from our NASA work at the 3rd Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Leadership Symposium, to be held May 10-12th in Chania, Greece.

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