The Relationship Between Group Cohesion, Group Norms, and Perceived Social Loafing in Soccer Teams

@article{Higaard2006TheRB,
  title={The Relationship Between Group Cohesion, Group Norms, and Perceived Social Loafing in Soccer Teams},
  author={Rune H{\o}igaard and Reidar S{\"a}fvenbom and Finn Egil T{\o}nnessen},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={217 - 232}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between group cohesion, group norms, and perceived social loafing among 118 soccer players playing junior league in Norway. Each player completed a questionnaire assessing group cohesion (task cohesion and social cohesion), team norms (productive norms, role involvement, and social support norms), and perceived social loafing. As predicted, all cohesion- and team-norm subscales were negatively correlated with perceived social loafing… Expand

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