The Contingency Model and the Functioning of Military Squads.

@inproceedings{Wearing1970TheCM,
  title={The Contingency Model and the Functioning of Military Squads.},
  author={Alexander J. Wearing and Doyle W. Bishop},
  year={1970}
}
Abstract : The study investigated the joint effects of the squad leader's esteem for his least preferred coworker (leader LPC), the mean LPC of the squad members (member LPC), and intergroup competition on the adjustment, interpersonal relations, and task performance effectiveness of combat engineer training squads. The results showed that squads with high LPC members made more frequent within-squad sociometric choices and had greater esteem for the squad leader than did low LPC squads. Leader… CONTINUE READING