Group Process and Productivity

Group Process and Productivity

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803942257
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/29/1991
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Where Is the Group in Social Psychology? - Jeffry A Simpson and Wendy Wood
An Historical Overview
PART ONE: SMALL GROUP DECISION MAKING
Section Preface - Charles D Samuelson
Problem Identification by Groups - Richard L Moreland and John M Levine
Pooling of Unshared Information During Group Discussion - Garold Stasser
Issue Importance and Group Decision Making - Norbert L Kerr
PART TWO: GROUP MEMBER ATTRIBUTES AND STATUS
Section Preface - Nancy Rhodes
Minority Dissent as a Stimulant to Group Performance - Charlan Jeanne Nemeth
Social Exchange Orientation Versus Social Reinforcement Orientation in Controversial Discussions - Hermann Brandstätter and Klemens Waldhör
Team Composition in Organizational Settings - Susan E Jackson
Issues in Managing an Increasingly Diverse Workforce
PART THREE: GROUP DEVELOPMENT, PRIVILEGE AND POWER
Section Preface - Katherine A Hannula
A Developmental Approach to Group Dynamics - Stephen Worchel, Dawna Coutant-Sassic and Michele Grossman
A Model and Illustrative Research
'But Some Animals are More Equal Than Others' - Lawrence A Messé, Norbert L Kerr and David N Sattler
The Supervisor as a Privileged Status in Group Contexts
Does Behavior Technology Change Practitioners' Behavior as Well as the Behavior of People They Are Trying to Change? - David Kipnis
PART FOUR: WORK GROUP NORMS AND OUTCOMES
Section Preface - John E Sawyer
Understanding and Measuring Group Productivity - Robert D Pritchard and Margaret D Watson
Familiarity and Work Group Outcomes - Paul S Goodman and Samir Shah

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