E3S Web Conf.
Volume 208, 2020First Conference on Sustainable Development: Industrial Future of Territories (IFT 2020)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||24 November 2020|
Cross-functional team as a high-performance practice for sustainable development of Russian companies
Ural State University of Economics, 8 Marta st., 62, 620144 Yekaterinburg, Russia
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The article considers cross-functional teams of employees as a highly productive work practice to ensure the sustainable development of companies. Dissemination of the best high-performance work practices and social work with personnel, including designing cross - functional teams, is one of the areas that ensure the sustainable development of companies. However, the design of cross-functional teams within organizations faces various difficulties and, mainly, with fragmentation and mismatch of ideas about this type of group work and methods of managing it. Rationale of expediency of applying the practice of forming cross-functional teams of employees is given. A contextual analysis of the reasons for creating cross-functional teams of employees is carried out, their polyphonic nature is revealed. The study examines the signs of the exclusivity of cross-functional teams of employees as an organizational unit, project team, organizational knowledge generator, cross-cultural phenomenon and presents the results of a pilot study of organizational and managerial factors of the impact of knowledge exchange between participants of cross-functional teams to ensure the sustainable development of companies.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2020
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