A Simple Dynamic Model of Social Factors in Group Brainstorming

  title={A Simple Dynamic Model of Social Factors in Group Brainstorming},
  author={V. R. Brown and P. Paulus},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  pages={114 - 91}
  • V. R. Brown, P. Paulus
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • Small Group Research
  • The interactions between individuals in a group setting are a natural areafor the application of dynamic systems modeling. Groups gathered togetherfor the purpose of generating ideas are particularly suitable for a dynamic systems approach because each individual 's rate of idea production provides a natural time-varying measure of performnce. This article presents a dynamic model (differential equations) of group idea production designed to describe the effects that group members exert on each… CONTINUE READING
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