An evaluation of the impact of social presence through Group size and the use of collaborative software on Group member "Voice" in face-to-face and computer-mediated task Groups

@article{Roberts2006AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of the impact of social presence through Group size and the use of collaborative software on Group member "Voice" in face-to-face and computer-mediated task Groups},
  author={T. L. Roberts and P. B. Lowry and P J Sweeney},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={28-43}
}
Firms that are trying to stay competitive in the current business environment often require the use of groups. The popularity of group work is tied to the promise of improved productivity via the pooling of information, knowledge, and skills. In recent years, group work has been expanded to virtual or distributed environments. However, there are questions about how aspects of group work-specifically group size and social presence-impact group members' ability to voice opinions. This study… CONTINUE READING
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