Group Process, Group Decisions, Group Action
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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Description: "This enlarged second edition is indeed a welcome and excellent addition to the literature on a phenomenon that affects us all in many ways, obvious and less obvious, as we wend our way through the mysteries and vagaries of interacting in groups Social Psychological Review How do groups function? How are people changed or influenced or affected by the groups they belong to? What similarities can we find across groups of different types, in different situations? Social groups have great influence on our thoughts, decisions and behaviour from our infancy until our deaths. Family groups, work groups, ethnic groups and our friendship networks all shape our perceptions, thoughts and actions, as well as our feelings about ourselves. In this thorough introduction to the social psychological study of group processes, the authors have considerably updated their highly successful first edition. The new edition develops the existing coverage of topics such as social influence, extreme behaviour in groups, group productivity, social dilemmas, group decision-making and inter-group conflict. It also provides additional chapters examining research and theory regarding social support, and electronic groups. This authoritative text will familiarize the reader with current theory and the latest findings, exploring the significance and application of group research for our everyday lives.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 3/1/2003
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Individual vs group process|
|Task motivation in groups|
|Social influence and conformity|
|Extremity in groups Social combination approaches to group decision making|
|Social dilemmas Intergroup conflict and aggression Stress and social support|
|Electronic groups Concluding thoughts|