Intragroup Conflict Management in Task-Oriented Groups

  title={Intragroup Conflict Management in Task-Oriented Groups},
  author={Susan Jarboe and Hal Witteman},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  pages={316 - 338}
This study examined the associations among integrative, distributive, and avoidance conflict styles and two methods of characterizing members'perceptions of intragroup problens. The "problem source" approach was based on three common sources of conflict: task, participative, and social issues. The "problem analysis" approach was derivedfrom research in social cognition and included perceptions of problem frequency, goal mutuality, goal-path uncertainty, causal attribution to the group, causal… Expand
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