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

By E.J. Lawler

''Advances in crew Processes'' publishes theoretical analyses, stories and concept dependent empirical chapters on crew phenomena. quantity 18 addresses a wide variety of theoretical and empirical questions that lower throughout sociology, psychology, economics, and political technological know-how. the 1st contributions research the perceptual and interactional components that bring about management and inequality in small teams. the following bankruptcy explores the psychology of shopping for and promoting, focusing particularly at the perceptual biases that emerge whilst participants alternate cash for items. The fourth bankruptcy seeks to spot very important own features and social elements that precipitate belief between strangers. chapters then deal with quite new questions within the social sciences. bankruptcy 5 asks how the research of autistic participants can make clear easy cognitive strategies and a idea of the brain. bankruptcy six exhibits how evolutionary psychology may also help clarify the emergence of social constructions comparable to kinship networks. the ultimate chapters carry experimental facts to undergo on questions of prestige, effect, and affective reactions in teams. total, the quantity comprises contributions by means of significant students from a variety of social medical disciplines that paintings within the common quarter of crew procedures.

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Even when there is no actual link between such status characteristics and task competence in a particular situation, the beliefs tend to become self-fulfilling because higher-status group members are given more opportunities to contribute, are evaluated more highly, and are granted more influence than lower-status group members . Yet, despite the interactional advantages enjoyed by group members who bring more highly-valued status characteristics to group interaction, sometimes Rational and Irrational Bases of Commitment to Group Hierarchies 33 individuals with devalued status characteristics do overcome their disadvantages and demonstrate superiority in competence .

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