Cohesion and performance in groups: a meta-analytic clarification of construct relations.

  title={Cohesion and performance in groups: a meta-analytic clarification of construct relations.},
  author={Daniel J Beal and Robin Cohen and Michael J. Burke and Christy L McLendon},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={88 6},
Previous meta-analytic examinations of group cohesion and performance have focused primarily on contextual factors. This study examined issues relevant to applied researchers by providing a more detailed analysis of the criterion domain. In addition, the authors reinvestigated the role of components of cohesion using more modern meta-analytic methods and in light of different types of performance criteria. The results of the authors' meta-analyses revealed stronger correlations between cohesion… CONTINUE READING
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