Ch 7 part 2 - 8/31/11 8/31/11 Group polarization Discussion...

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8/31/11 Social Loafing People make 3 times less noise in group of 6
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8/31/11 Threats to synergy Disjunctive tasks Free-riding Can be minimized through Cohesion Clear goals Accountability
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8/31/11 Managing group communication Individual vs. group balance Similar to what dyads face
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8/31/11 Group socialization Interaction bet. individual and group Members evaluate utility of membership/commitment
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8/31/11 What influences commitment? Status Effectiveness Positive atmosphere Validate self
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8/31/11 Groups influence members Use criteria
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8/31/11 Adapting to group pressures Idiosyncrasy credit Conform to group norms
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8/31/11 Task vs. maintenance goals Task productivity vs. cohesiveness Successful groups achieve both Balance of task and maintenance roles
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Unformatted text preview: 8/31/11 8/31/11 Group polarization Discussion of issue polarizes judgments Esp. if majority is like-minded 209 of 215 juries outcomes favored the initial decision 8/31/11 Group polarization: Why? Majority arguments: Are more numerous Persuasive arguments theory 8/31/11 Group polarization: Why? Majority arguments: Get more discussion People are more willing to express their views when they think others share them 8/31/11 Group polarization: Why? Majority arguments: Seem more compelling Consensus: 2 voices more persuasive than 1 8/31/11 Group polarization: Why? Majority arguments: Presented more compellingly Shared information is used more...
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Ch 7 part 2 - 8/31/11 8/31/11 Group polarization Discussion...

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