Use of Individual-Level Data to Investigate Group Phenomena Issues and Strategies

@article{Hoyle1994UseOI,
  title={Use of Individual-Level Data to Investigate Group Phenomena Issues and Strategies},
  author={Rick H. Hoyle and Anne M. Crawford},
  journal={Small Group Research},
  year={1994},
  volume={25},
  pages={464 - 485}
}
Researchers who investigate group phenomena can choose either the group as a whole or individuals within groups as a basis for formulating research questions, developing datagathering strategies, and conducting statistical analyses. This article considers the virtues and limitations of using individual-level data to investigate group phenomena and describes three categories of research questions about individuals in groups: (a) the contribution of group members to the composition of the group… Expand
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