ERIC Number: EJ414633
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Communication in Group Decision-Making Efficacy: A Task-Contingency Perspective.
Hirokawa, Randy Y.
Small Group Research: An International Journal of Theory, Investigation, and Application, v21 n2 p190-204 May 1990
Argues importance of communication for group decision-making performance and its impact on such performance are function of three task characteristics: structure, information requirement, and evaluation demand. Identifies task circumstances in which group communication can be expected to play role in determining decision-making performance, as well as specifying how communication functions to affect decision efficacy. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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