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Communication and Group Decision Making / Edition 1

Communication and Group Decision Making / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761904625
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/09/1996
Series: Sage Focus Editions Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.11(d)

About the Author

M. Scott Poole (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin—Madison [communication arts]; M.A., Michigan State University [communication]; B.A., University of Wisconsin—Madison [communication arts]) is one of the nation’s top scholars in group communication and in organizational communication. Among his publications is one of the leading college textbooks on organizational communication (Strategic Organizational Communication, 5/e, Wadsworth); he is also co-editor of SAGE’s Handbook of Group Communication. He has been chair of the Organizational Communication Division of NCA and was the chair and founding member of NCA’s Group Communication Division. He is, or has been, a member of the following editorial journal boards: Human Communication Research, Communication Monographs, Communication Research, Communication Quarterly, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Academy of Management Review, Communication Theory, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, Journal of Electronically-Mediated Communication, Journal of Organizational Discourse, Information and Organization.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Marshall Scott Poole and Randy Y Hirokawa
Communication and Group Decision Making
Remembering and 'Re-membering' - Lawrence R Frey
A History of Theory and Research on Communication and Group Decision Making
Functional Theory and Commumnication in Decision-Making and Problem-Solving Groups - Dennis S Gouran and Randy Y Hirokawa
An Expanded View
Symbolic Convergence Theory and Communication in Group Decision Making - Ernest G Bormann
The Structuration of Group Decisions - Marshall Scott Poole, David R Seibold, and Robert D Mc Phee
Bona Fide Groups - Linda L Putnam and Cynthia Stohl
An Alternative Perspective for Communication and Small Group Decision Making
Small Group Communication May Not Influence Decision Making - Dean E Hewes
An Amplification of Socio-Egocentric Theory
Developmental Processes in Group Decision Making - Marshall Scott Poole and Carolyn L Baldwin
Communication and Influence in Group Decision Making - David R Seibold, Renée Meyers, and Sunwolf
Communication and Group Decision-Making Effectiveness - Randy Y Hirokawa, Larry Erbert, and Anthony Hurst
Leadership Skills and the Dialectics of Leadership in Group Decision Making - J Kevin Barge
Procedures for Enhancing Group Decision Making - Susan Jarboe
Procedural Influence on Group Decision Making - James H Davis, Lorne Hulbert, and Wing Tung Au
The Case of Straw Polls - Observation and Simulation
New Communication Technologies for Group Decision Making - Poppy Lauretta Mc Leod
Toward an Integrative Framework

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