Group Decision Making Under Stress

  title={Group Decision Making Under Stress},
  author={James E. Driskell and Winter Park},
Understanding the processes by which task groups function is a major concern of social psychologists who study small groups. Equally important to the applied group researcher is the understanding of how group processes are altered by the external environment. Research suggests that organizations respond to stress with a centralization of authority so that decision making becomes concentrated in the higher levels of an organizational hierarchy. In this study, this hypothesis was extended to the… CONTINUE READING

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