BusMgmt notes #6 - Eric Jury 2142237 Business Management...

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Eric Jury 2142237 Business Management notes #6 John Pepper Potential performance – the highest level of performance that a group is capable of achieving at a given point in time. Process losses – performance difficulties that a group experiences because of coordination and motivation problems. Process gains – increases in potential performance that result from new ways of motivating and coordinating group members. Social loafing – the tendency of individuals to exert less effort when they work in a group than when they work alone. Sucker effect – a condition in which some group members, not wishing to be considered suckers, reduce their own efforts when they see social loafing by the other group members. Task interdependence – the exert to which the work performed by one member of a group affects what other members do. Pooled task interdependence – the task interdependence that results when each member of a group makes a separate and independent contribution to group performance. Sequential task interdependence
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2008 for the course MANAGEMENT 310 taught by Professor Johnpepper during the Fall '07 term at Kansas.

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BusMgmt notes #6 - Eric Jury 2142237 Business Management...

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