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Group Process Group Decision Group Action 2 E

Author : Baron, Robert
ISBN : 9780335206971
Genre : Psychology
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This Open University text, part of the 'Mapping Social Psychology' series examines the processes involved when a group of people make a decision, or take action together.

Social Psychology

Author : Graham M Vaughan
ISBN : 9781442562318
Genre : Psychology
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The 7th edition of this best-selling social psychology text by Graham Vaughan and Michael Hogg, Social Psychology, retains the structure and approach of the previous edition but has been revised to reflect the changes in the field, with the material thoroughly updated throughout. Social Psychology 7e continues to capture the scope and detail of contemporary social psychology as an international scientific enterprise and at the same time deals with the subject in a way that is relevant to university teaching and social psychology research in Australia and New Zealand.

Group Problem Solving

Author : Patrick R. Laughlin
ISBN : 1400836670
Genre : Psychology
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Experimental research by social and cognitive psychologists has established that cooperative groups solve a wide range of problems better than individuals. Cooperative problem solving groups of scientific researchers, auditors, financial analysts, air crash investigators, and forensic art experts are increasingly important in our complex and interdependent society. This comprehensive textbook--the first of its kind in decades--presents important theories and experimental research about group problem solving. The book focuses on tasks that have demonstrably correct solutions within mathematical, logical, scientific, or verbal systems, including algebra problems, analogies, vocabulary, and logical reasoning problems. The book explores basic concepts in group problem solving, social combination models, group memory, group ability and world knowledge tasks, rule induction problems, letters-to-numbers problems, evidence for positive group-to-individual transfer, and social choice theory. The conclusion proposes ten generalizations that are supported by the theory and research on group problem solving. Group Problem Solving is an essential resource for decision-making research in social and cognitive psychology, but also extremely relevant to multidisciplinary and multicultural problem-solving teams in organizational behavior, business administration, management, and behavioral economics.

Human Behaviour

Author : Ravinder Singh
ISBN : 9781946983312
Genre : Self-Help
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Do we ever think why people around us do not come along with us? Have you ever thought why some people are more favored by their bosses than others? Why are successful people happier or are happy people more successful? What did you do when you had to work in a team with a lazy colleague? Human Behaviuor tries to explore and answer many more such questions about when people work in a group. How their emotional or social intelligence work in organisations and often may induce stress. Their answers may lie in understanding human behavior and the most important factors which affect it. Human Behaviour answers some of these basic concepts which all of us tries to explore.

Innovation And The Arts

Author : Piero Formica
ISBN : 9781789738872
Genre : Business & Economics
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By dwelling on the need for the convergence of business, innovation and the arts, this book highlights the value of lowering the psychological, organizational and institutional barriers that keep them apart. For educators and practitioners, this is an in-depth discussion designed to stimulate awareness of the issues facing business education.

Handbook Of Group Decision And Negotiation

Author : D. Marc Kilgour
ISBN : 9048190975
Genre : Mathematics
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Publication of the Handbook of Group Decision and Negotiation marks a milestone in the evolution of the group decision and negotiation (GDN) eld. On this occasion, editors Colin Eden and Marc Kilgour asked me to write a brief history of the eld to provide background and context for the volume. They said that I am in a good position to do so: Actively involved in creating the GDN Section and serving as its chair; founding and leading the GDN journal, Group Decision and Negotiation as editor-in-chief, and the book series, “Advances in Group Decision and Negotiation” as editor; and serving as general chair of the GDN annual meetings. I accepted their invitation to write a brief history. In 1989 what is now the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) established its Section on Group Decision and Negotiation. The journal Group Decision and Negotiation was founded in 1992, published by Springer in cooperation with INFORMS and the GDN Section. In 2003, as an ext- sion of the journal, the Springer book series, “Advances in Group Decision and Negotiation” was inaugurated.

E Collaboration In Modern Organizations Initiating And Managing Distributed Projects

Author : Kock, Ned
ISBN : 9781599048277
Genre : Computers
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E-Collaboration in Modern Organizations: Initiating and Managing Distributed Projects combines comprehensive research related to e-collaboration in modern organizations, emphasizing topics relevant to those involved in initiating and managing distributed projects. Providing authoritative content to scholars, researchers, and practitioners, this book specifically describes conceptual and theoretical issues that have implications for distributed project management, implications surrounding the use of e-collaborative environments for distributed projects, and emerging issues and debate related directly and indirectly to e-collaboration support for distributed project management.

Performance Psychology E Book

Author : David John Collins
ISBN : 9780702048753
Genre : Medical
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Performance Psychology: A Practitioner's Guide is a comprehensive, evidence-based text covering the key aspects of performance culture: performer development, preparation, training and execution. Written by a team of international contributors, including national coaches, training specialists, applied sports psychologists, clinicians and researchers, and building on strong links between theory and practice, the book shows how applied psychological methods and principles can be used to enhance performance Contributing authors offer clear implications for applied practice and each section is summarized by contributions from a 'Performers Panel' of experts who provide real-life practical examples. Performance psychology is applied to a wide variety of physical performance domains which enables practitioners to see how they can combine ideas and tailor interventions, to people and contexts, to produce effective applications of psychology. Dave Collins is Professor of Performance and Coaching/Director for the Institute of Coaching and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire. As a practitioner, he has worked with over 50 World and Olympic medalists, and in professional performance domains spanning sport, business, motor sport, music, dance and adventure. He was formerly Performance Director of UK Athletics, a rugby player, martial artist and OE instructor. Dave currently works with the Chelsea FC Football Academy, amongst other consultancies. Angela Button is a researcher at the University of Otago and is widely acknowledged as a world expert on talent. Angela has led funded research projects in talent development in the UK and New Zealand. Her sporting interests include squash, running and triathlon. Hugh Richards lectures and is Director of post-graduate programmes in Performance Psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He has published in the areas of coping, talent, individual differences and professional development related to sport, the military and music. Hugh has applied psychology to professional performers from international level sport to business. He currently works with the UK Motor Sport Association, international performer development schemes and has been advisor to the BBC on learning and performance. Strong links between theory and practice - a panel of top performers conclude each section with an overview, providing real-life practical examples in addition to the case studies included in each chapter. Holistic approach allows students to see how they can combine different approaches to address a problem. Written by a team of international contributors including national team coaches, sports psychologists and academics.

Social Psychology

Author : Michael A. Hogg
ISBN : UCSC:32106018772027
Genre : Psychology
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Social Psychology 4th edition is a superb introductory text, now fully revised and updated. It remains very accessible, written to engage and involve. It is clearly structured and comprehensive, exploring key aspects of social psychology. Through its many features and lively approach, Social Psychology will inform and challenge students everywhere. Social Psychology consolidates European and North American perspectives effectively to provide coverage with a unique global flavour. NEW FEATURES: sect; Increased coverage of social identity, affect, groups, deviance, ideology, and implicit attitudes reflects current issues and developments. sect; New student friendly features, including theory and concepts boxes, research highlights, real world examples, and applied contexts highlight key information throughout. sect; Inclusion of colour photographs and illustrations clarifies subject matter and supports understanding of every topic. CLASSIC FEATURES sect; Coverage of inter-group relations, social identity, social representations and levels of explanation presented within a European context. sect; Full consideration of traditional topics such as social cognition, attitudes, influence, leadership and decision making, interpersonal relationships and aggression. sect; Stand-alone chapters on culture, self and identity, and language and communication. sect; Applied fields of health, organizations, and gender are integrated throughout. sect; Addresses the historical context and background of social psychology's theories and research. sect; Real world examples are used throughout to promote debate and further exploration of the subject. sect; Students and Lecturers will find a range of targeted resources on our Companion Website such as self-test questions for each chapter, a password-protected Instructor's Manual and testbank files. To access these materials, visit THE AUTHORS Michael Hogg is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Queensland, and Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has previously lectured at Bristol University, Princeton University, and the University of Melbourne, and has been a British Academy Visiting Professor at Birmingham University. Graham Vaughan is Professor of Psychology at the University of Auckland. He has previously held posts at Bristol University, Cambridge University, the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris, the University of Illinois, Princeton University, and the National University of Singapore.

Essential Communication Skills For Nursing And Midwifery E Book

Author : Philippa Sully
ISBN : 9780702044380
Genre : Medical
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Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice - this book will enable readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships. It is a 'how to do it' book that relates the theory of effective and ethical communication to the practice of nursing and midwifery and provides a framework for developing communication skills to meet a variety of situations.

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