A Meta-Analysis of Cohesion and Performance

@article{Gully1995AMO,
  title={A Meta-Analysis of Cohesion and Performance},
  author={Stanley Morris Gully and Dennis J. Devine and David J. Whitney},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  year={1995},
  volume={26},
  pages={497 - 520}
}
This study extends previous work reviewing the cohesion-performance relationship by using meta-analytic techniques to assess the effects of level of analysis and task interdependence on the cohesion-performance relationship. A total of 51 effect sizesfmrom 46 empirical studies were obtainedfor the meta-analytic integration. Results suggest that level of analysis and task interdependence moderate the cohesion-performance relationship. Implications of the findingsforfuture research on group… 

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