Small Group Decision Making / Edition 4

Small Group Decision Making / Edition 4

by Donald G. Ellis, B. Aubrey Fisher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070212120

ISBN-13: 9780070212121

Pub. Date: 10/01/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

SMALL GROUP DECISION MAKING is informed by the late Aubrey Fisher's own theory of decision making and his perspective (pragmatist) on communication. These perspectives give the book a strong theoretical framework on which to build an understanding of group communication. The fourth edition of this book is a thoroughly updated version, with a review of the recent

Overview

SMALL GROUP DECISION MAKING is informed by the late Aubrey Fisher's own theory of decision making and his perspective (pragmatist) on communication. These perspectives give the book a strong theoretical framework on which to build an understanding of group communication. The fourth edition of this book is a thoroughly updated version, with a review of the recent scholarly literature, organizational changes for clarity and increased coverage of important topics such as NGT, leadership, conflict and ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070212121
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/01/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter 1: How to Think About Group Process Chapter 2: Social and Task Dimensions of the Group Process Chapter 3: Structural Elemants of Group Communication Chapter 4: Communication in Groups Chapter 5: Behavioral Standards: Roles and Norms Chapter 6: The Process of Group Decision Making Chapter 7: Leadership and Power Chapter 8: Conflict and Deviance Chapter 9: Anatomy of Communication in Decision-Making Groups: Improving Effectiveness Appendix 1: Observing and Analyzing Small Group Communication Appendix 2: Glossary

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