Designing Effective Work Groups

Designing Effective Work Groups

by Paul S. Goodman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470623893
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/22/1999
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

PAUL S. GOODMAN is professor of industrial administration and psychology at the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie-Mellon University. He is author of Absenteeism, Change in Organizations, and New Perspectives on Organizational Effectiveness, all published by Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

1. Current Thinking About Groups: Setting the Stage for New Ideas
Paul S. Goodman, Elizabeth C. Ravlin, Linda Argote

2. Group Decision Making and Group Effectiveness in Organizations
Richard A. Guzzo

3. Leading Groups in Organizations
J. Richard Hackman, Richard E. Walton

4. Impact of Task and Technology on Group Performance
Paul S. Goodman

5. Groups Under Contrasting Management Strategies
Richard E. Walton, J. Richard Hackman

6. Intergroup Relations in Organizations
Jeanne M. Brett, Jorn Kjell Rognes

7. Research on Work Group Effectiveness: An Anthropological Critique
Helen B. Schwartzman

8. Responsibility and Effort in Organizations
Bibb Latanea

9. Thought Experiments and the Problem of Sparse Data in Small-Group Performance Research
James H. Davis, Norbert L. Kerr

10. Reexamining Our Thoughts Concerning Groups in Organizations
L. L. Cummings

11. Studying Groups at Work: Ten Critical Needs for Theory and Practice
Joseph E. McGrath

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