This preliminary research paper proposes to test the hypothesis that the use of GSS tools can increase goal congruence and therefore productivity of groups working in teams. Specifically, the hypothesis posits that GSS can increase team member's perceived-effort-available, a construct of goal congruence under Briggs Focus Theory of Team Productivity.
Ter Bush, Ruth F., ""How Can Group Support Systems Influence Goal Congruence?"" (2000). AMCIS 2000 Proceedings. 187.