9780495599524

Group Dynamics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495599524

  • ISBN10:

    0495599522

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/19/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

In the Fifth Edition of his best-selling text, Forsyth combines an emphasis on research, empirical studies supporting theoretical understanding of groups, and case studies to illustrate the application of concepts to actual groups, thus providing students with the most comprehensive treatment of groups available. Forsyth builds each chapter around a real-life case and draws on examples from a range of disciplines including psychology, law, education, sociology, and political science. Because he tightly weaves concepts and familiar ideas together, the text takes users beyond simple exposure to basic principles and research findings to a deeper understanding of each topic.

Table of Contents

Table of contents
An Introduction to Group Dynamics
Studying Groups
The Individual and the Group
Formation
Cohesion and Development
Structure
Influence
Power
Leadership
Performance
Decision Making
Teams
Conflict
Intergroup Relations
Groups in Context
Groups and Change
Crowds and Collective Behavior
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