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Transmission and Compliance with Expectations in a Simulated Supervisor-Worker Interaction.

  title={Transmission and Compliance with Expectations in a Simulated Supervisor-Worker Interaction.},
  author={W. M. Skilbeck and B. Collins},
ABSTRACT Twc experiments w re conducted to examine self-fulfilling expectancy influence in a simulated supervisor-worker interaction. The first experiment led supervisor subjects to expect either high or low compliance from their workers. All workers completed a set of five tasks twice, once when instructed to work fast and once when instructed to work accurately. Speed and accuracy of worker performance was measured, as was the frequency of supervisors* repetition of work instructions. Results… Expand
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