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Group Process, Group Decision, Group Action

  title={Group Process, Group Decision, Group Action},
  author={Robert S. Baron and Norbert L. Kerr and Norman Miller},
Series forewordPrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroductionSocial facilitationIndividual vs group processTask motivation in groupsSocial influence and conformityExtremity in groupsSocial combination approaches to group decision makingSocial dilemmasIntergroup conflict and aggressionStress and social supportElectronic groupsConcluding thoughtsGlossaryReferencesIndex. 

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