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Handbook of Work Group Psychology By Michael A. West

Handbook of Work Group Psychology by Michael A. West

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This volume provides a critical and up-to-date overview of key areas of group psychology in the context of organizational and work groups. The handbook may be used as a reference for information on concepts, research and applications of group psychology at work.

Handbook of Work Group Psychology Summary

Handbook of Work Group Psychology by Michael A. West

The psychology of groups is a central concern in social and organizational psychology, with a vast literature of research on how groups form, processes within groups, and how these processes are influenced by the structure, environment and aim of the group. This volume provides a critical and up-to-date overview of key areas of group psychology in the context of organizational and work groups. The handbook may be used as a reference for information on concepts, research and applications of group psychology at work.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: Introduction to the Handbook; Definitional Issues and Case Examples; THE CONTEXT OF GROUPS: Temporal Issues in Work Groups; Group Structures; Group Climate; Group Task Structure; Processes and Outcomes; GROUP PROCESSES: Group Processes; The Psychodynamics of Group Processes; Interaction and Decision-Making in Project Teams; Group Leadership; Autonomous Work Groups and Quality Circles; Dimensions, Criteria and Evaluation of Work Group Autonomy; GROUP OUTCOMES: Measurement of Effectiveness in Groups at Work; Innovation and Creativity in Groups; Well-Being in Groups at Work; GROUPS IN ORGANIZATIONS: Managing the Organization - Boundary Spanning in Groups; Inter-Group Relations; CROSS-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF WORK GROUP FUNCTIONING: Cultural Differences in Group Processes; Cross-Cultural Teams in European Settings; INTERVENTIONS IN WORK GROUPS: Promoting Team Effectiveness; Facilitating Group Development and Group Interventions; Future of Work Groups; CONCLUSIONS.

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GOR002141954
Handbook of Work Group Psychology by Michael A. West
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-04-26
642
0471957909
9780471957904
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