ERIC Number: EJ396324
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Toward a Communication Competency Model of Group Leadership.
Barge, J. Kevin; Hirokawa, Randy Y.
Small Group Behavior, v20 n2 p167-89 May 1989
Argues that current models of group leadership fail to illuminate the relationship between leadership and group performance. Presents an alternative model of leadership based on communication competencies, which are influenced by task complexity, group climate, and role relationships. A series of heuristic propositions are offered linking communication competencies with conversational topics, situational characteristics, and group outcomes. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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