Handbook of Group Communication Theory and Research

ISBN-10: 0761910271

ISBN-13: 9780761910275

Edition: 1999

List price: $185.00
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This handbook documents and synthesises the work done in the 50-year history of the field of group communication - from its beginnings in pedagogy to its status as a mature discipline with a variety of theoretical and methodological practices.
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Book details

List price: $185.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 613
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948

He received his Ph.D. from University of Kansas in 1979. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at The University of Memphis. He is the recipient of nine distinguished scholarship awards and is Past President of the Central States Communication Association and recipient of the Outstanding Young Teacher Award from that organization.

Foundations of Group Communication Theory and Research
Communication in Groups
The Emergence and Evolution of a Field of Study
Group Communication Theory
The Systems Metaphor in Group Communication
Group Communication Methodology
Issues and Considerations
Individuals and Group Communication
What Differences do Individual Differences in Groups Make?
The Effects of Individuals, Culture and Group Composition
Socialization Processes in Groups
Task and Relational Group Communication
Task-Group Communication and Decision-Making Performance
Relational Communication in Groups
Group Communication Processes
Collective Information Processing in Groups
Nonverbal Aspects of Group Communication
Influence Processes in Group Interaction
Theorizing about the Group Communication-Leadership Relationship
Input-Process-Output and Functional Models
Group Communication and Creativity Processes
Group Communication Facilitation
Improving Group Communication Performance
An Overview of Diagnosis and Intervention
The Impact of Formal Procedures on Group Processes, Members and Task Outcomes
Communication Technology and Group Communication
Group Communication Contexts and Applications
Communication in Family Units
Studying the First 'Group'
Group Communication in the Formal Educational Context
Communication in Social Support Groups
Communication in Organizational Work Groups
A Review and Analysis of Natural Work Group Studies
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