The Impact of Anonymity on Perceptions of Source Credibility and Influence in Computer-Mediated Group Communication: A Test of Two Competing Hypotheses

@article{Rains2007TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Anonymity on Perceptions of Source Credibility and Influence in Computer-Mediated Group Communication: A Test of Two Competing Hypotheses},
  author={Stephen A. Rains},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={100-125}
}
100 In the United States alone, an estimated 11 to 25 million meetin ing a typical work day (Hanke, 1998; Sauer, 2004). Despite the ings, however, time spent working in groups is often perceived to (Clawson & Bostrom, 1996; Romano & Nunamaker, 2001). Roman (2001) reported that getting off the subject, lacking a goal, takin poor preparation, disorganization, and ineffective leadership are common problems faced during meetings. To aid the efficiency an groupwork, electronic meeting systems were… CONTINUE READING
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