Group Dynamics

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Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 1990 - Social groups - 596 pages
Comprehensive coverage of all the group literature in an entertaining and easy to understand style. Each chapter now built around a real group example: the Beatles, Sealab, management at Apple computer, the jury for the Corona mass murder in California, etc.

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Contents

The Science of Group Experimentation 43
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What Is a Group? ON Group Formation 49
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The Rewards and Costs
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Dr. Donelson R. Forsyth is Professor and the Colonel Leo K. and Gaylee Thorsness Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses. His areas of focus include moral judgment, attribution, and group dynamics. His honors include the Outstanding Lecturer Award from the College of Humanities and Sciences and the Outstanding Teacher at Virginia Commonwealth University. A proven author, Dr. Forsyth has written more than 80 chapters and articles, published in such journals as AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST, JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY QUARTERLY, and JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN PERSONALITY. A member of numerous editorial boards, he is the founding editor of GROUP DYNAMICS: THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Florida.

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