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Encyclopedia of E-Collaboration
A process gain caused by the ability of the presence of others to affect one’s performance.
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Group Size Effects in Electronic Brainstorming
Alan R. Dennis (Indiana University, USA) and Michael L. Williams (Pepperdine University, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-000-4.ch051
The goal of this article is to analyze the effect of group size on idea generation in both verbal and electronic brainstorming (EBS) groups. Group size effects were analyzed by a meta-analysis of 21 previously published articles. Section one reviews how group size impacts the communication process in group idea generation. Section two and three present the methods and results of our meta-analysis. Section four is a discussion of the results and implications for future research and practice.
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Adolescents' Food Communication in Social Media
A theory that suggests that there is an improvement in performance produced by the actual, imagined or implied presence of others.
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