ERIC Number: EJ368502
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Group Leader and Member Characteristics and Attraction to Initial and Final Group Sessions and to the Group and Group Leader.
McWhirter, J. Jeffries; Frey, Robert E. C.
Small Group Behavior, v18 n4 p533-47 Nov 1987
Determined whether specific personality characteristics of group leaders predict group members' evaluations of leaders and of the group experience in self-exploration groups. Assessed group leader and group member state anxiety, trait anxiety, and cognitive style. Found significant effects for initial group rating and leader evaluation, and none for final group session or global group evaluation. (Author/KS)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cognitive Style, College Students, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Characteristics, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Evaluation, Group Counseling, Higher Education, Leaders, Leadership Qualities, Outcomes of Treatment, Personality Traits, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A