ERIC Number: EJ411430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Measurement of Distortion Tendencies Induced by the Win-Lose Nature of In-Group Loyalty.
Burton, Gene E.
Small Group Research: An International Journal of Theory, Investigation, and Application, v21 n1 p128-41 Feb 1990
Examined the effects of group loyalty and distortion tendencies during a nominal grouping exercise involving 42 members of a management team in a decision-making seminar, divided into 5 groups to generate ideas on developing a program of flextime scheduling. Results showed distortion of judgment resulting from in-group loyalty in both brainstorming and nominal groups. (Author/TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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