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Despite the importance of group communication processes, they remain elusive and difficult to understand, and the type of theory necessary to make sense of these processes differs from those commonly found in the social sciences. This collection of essays advances a unique perspective on group decision-making which is complementary to approaches taken in management, psychology and sociology. As the new edition of this book demonstrates, a number of strong theoretical frameworks have developed over the past 15 years together with considerable empirical evidence. The essays are distinctive both in their explicit focus on communication processes and in their location in a unique intellectual tradition. As such the book serves

Procedures for Enhancing Group Decision Making
Procedures for enhancing group decision making
SusanJarboe

Pick up any basic text on group communication and one will find a section on “procedures.” With the goal of making groups more effective, communication scholars convey to students various ways to tackle the issues that face any problem-solving or decision-making group. The range of procedures addressed in ...

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