Explaining the link between objective and perceived differences in groups: The role of the belonging and distinctiveness motives.

@article{Ormiston2016ExplainingTL,
  title={Explaining the link between objective and perceived differences in groups: The role of the belonging and distinctiveness motives.},
  author={Margaret E. Ormiston},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={222-36}
}
Group diversity research often focuses on objective diversity, or the actual compositional attributes of the group (e.g., differences in sex or functional background), and its impact on group processes and performance. More recently, diversity researchers have called for consideration of group members' perceptions of diversity, or their subjective understanding of differences within their group, because these perceptions have important effects on group outcomes. In fact, research has indicated… CONTINUE READING
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