Is Group Cohesiveness a Double-Edged Sword?

@article{Langfred1998IsGC,
  title={Is Group Cohesiveness a Double-Edged Sword?},
  author={Claus W. Langfred},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={29},
  pages={124 - 143}
}
The study investigates the relationship between cohesiveness and group effectiveness. The link between the two constructs is predicted to be moderated by the orientation (whether task or nontask) and strength of work group norms. Datafrom a 1995 survey of army units in the Danish military were used. Multiple regression was used to test hypotheses, and the results indicated strong supportfor the existence of a moderator 
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