4 It is difficult to be in a diverse group in the short term a However if

4 it is difficult to be in a diverse group in the

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In summary, the impact of cultural diversity on groups is mixed. 4. It is difficult to be in a diverse group in the short term. a. However, if members can weather their differences, over time diversity may help them be more open minded and creative, allowing them to do better in the long run. VII. Summary and Implications for Managers A. Performance 1. Among the most prominent properties related to group performance are role perception, norms, status differences, size of the group, and cohesiveness. 2. Role perception and an employee’s performance evaluation are positively related. 3. Norms control behavior by establishing standards of right and wrong. 4. Status inequities create frustration and can adversely influence productivity and willingness to remain with an organization. 5. The impact of size on a group’s performance depends on the type of task. 6. Cohesiveness can influence a group’s level of productivity or not, depending
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3.The group sizesatisfaction relationship is what we would intuitively expect:
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  • Fall '08
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  • Sociology, Solomon Asch, group leader, B. Group, D. Group

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