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Group Performance And Interaction

1st Edition

By Craig D Parks, Lawrence J Sanna

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Unlike clinical psychologists, social psychologists examine the group as a vehicle for interaction and performance. They are interested in such topics as how groups make decisions, how working with others influences individual performance, and how conflict arises and is resolved within and between groups.Group Performance and Interaction is the fir

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview -- Basic Group Processes -- The Experience of Group Membership -- Group Influence -- Group Performance and Interaction -- Group Decisionmaking -- Social Facilitation -- Social Motivation Losses -- Social Dilemmas -- Specific Types of Groups -- Groups in the Workplace -- Juries -- Computer-Based Groups -- Unique Groups -- Future Directions in Group Research

About the Authors

Craig D. Parks is associate professor of psychology at Washington State University and the coauthor of Social Dilemmas (Westview Press, 1996). Lawrence J. Sanna is associate professor of psychology at Washington State University. Craig D. Parks is associate professor of psychology at Washington State University and the coauthor of Social Dilemmas (Westview Press, 1996). Lawrence J. Sanna is associate professor of psychology at Washington State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General