A variety of teams operate within aviation and decisions are made both within individual teams and with multiteam collaboration as well. As a result, multiple decision contexts exist and communication issues are ubiquitous. Two different approaches to decision making are described. The utility of each approach may vary across situational factors such as time pressure and attentional capacity. This is the fourth in a five-article series discussing theory and research relating to teamwork in aviation. This article presents a core piece of the comprehensive model of teamwork in aviation,
Hein, M. B.,
Littlepage, G. E.,
& Georgiou, A. M.
(2021). What We Know About Teamwork and Multiteam Coordination in Aviation: Teamwork Communication and Decision Making in Aviation. 47th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, 426-431.