Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 18 by E.J. Lawler

By E.J. Lawler

''Advances in crew Processes'' publishes theoretical analyses, stories and idea established empirical chapters on staff phenomena. quantity 18 addresses a wide variety of theoretical and empirical questions that reduce throughout sociology, psychology, economics, and political technological know-how. the 1st contributions learn the perceptual and interactional components that bring about management and inequality in small teams. the subsequent bankruptcy explores the psychology of shopping for and promoting, focusing particularly at the perceptual biases that emerge whilst members alternate funds for items. The fourth bankruptcy seeks to spot vital own features and social components that precipitate belief between strangers. chapters then deal with rather new questions within the social sciences. bankruptcy 5 asks how the research of autistic members can make clear simple cognitive approaches and a conception of the brain. bankruptcy six indicates how evolutionary psychology may help clarify the emergence of social constructions reminiscent of kinship networks. the ultimate chapters convey experimental proof to undergo on questions of prestige, impression, and affective reactions in teams. total, the quantity contains contributions by way of significant students from a variety of social medical disciplines that paintings within the common quarter of staff tactics.

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