Group performance and decision making.

  title={Group performance and decision making.},
  author={Norbert L. Kerr and Robert Scott Tindale},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  • N. Kerr, R. Tindale
  • Published 12 January 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
Theory and research on small group performance and decision making is reviewed. Recent trends in group performance research have found that process gains as well as losses are possible, and both are frequently explained by situational and procedural contexts that differentially affect motivation and resource coordination. Research has continued on classic topics (e.g., brainstorming, group goal setting, stress, and group performance) and relatively new areas (e.g., collective induction). Group… Expand
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