Citations with the tag: GROUP decision making
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- Group decision-making.
Schwartz, Andrew E. // CPA Journal; Aug94, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p60
Presents guidelines for group decision-making. Types of group decision-making processes that create more problems; Advantages and steps in decision-making by consensus; Features of good problem-solving processes.
- When are Two Auditors Better Than One? Group Decision Making in Auditing.
Bedard, Jean C.; Maroney, James J.; Hitzig, Neal B.; Klein, Jerry M. // CPA Journal; Feb2000, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p56
Gives advice on group decision making in auditing. When group decision making should be used; List of audit tasks that would be conducive to group decision processes; How group leaders can enhance effectiveness.
- Groupthink: Deciding with the leader and the devil.
Chen, Zenglo; Lawson, Robert B. // Psychological Record; Fall96, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p581
Identifies the impact of leadership style and devil's advocacy upon the decision process, decision outcome quality and groupthink symptoms for decision making groups. Completion of the Lost at Sea decision making task by undergraduate business students; Positive impact of participative leadership.
- Group decision support systems.
Aiken, Milam; Vanjani, Mahesh // Review of Business; Spring95, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p38
Focuses on a group decision support system (GDSS) as an alternative over the traditional, oral business meeting environment. Definition; GDSS environmental settings; Anonymity; Parallel communication; Automated record keeping; Structure; Slow communication; Resistance to change; Lack of media...
- Ethical decision making: An extension to the group level.
Jennings, Daniel F.; Hunt, Tammy G. // Journal of Managerial Issues; Winter96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p425
Studies the extension in application of ethical decision making to a group level of analysis. Significance of environmental change, group type, and age on ethical decisions; Application to managers and college students; Significance of group decision making.
- Measuring the extent of coalition formation in group decision making.
Ruppel, Fred J.; Kennedy, P. Lynn // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Nov97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p1288
Introduces a model to be used in group decision making for the measurement of coalition formation. Details on universality; What is necessitated in legislative decision making; Conclusions reached after using the model.
- Anticipatory management.
Ashley, William C.; Morrison, James L. // Futurist; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p47
Presents tools for better decision making in organizations. Model for making better decisions; Information about the anticipatory management process; Decision making and decision accountability.
- THE EMERGENCE AND DECLINE OF A MARKET ORIENTATION.
Pulendran, Sue; Speed, Richard; Widing II, Robert E. // AMA Winter Educators' Conference Proceedings; 1998, Vol. 9, p49
Examines the emergence and decline of market orientation in Australia. Emphasis on management; Facilitation of intelligence generation; Organization of decision-making forums.
- Bottom-up neighborhood revitalisation: A language approach for participatory decision support.
Arias, Ernesto G. // Urban Studies (Routledge); Dec96, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1831
Describes the conceptual aspects behind the development of interactive three-dimensional planning simulations and games to be used as decision-making tools. Uses of the tools by neighborhood residents; Application of this tools to the redevelopment of the Cole neighborhood in Denver, Colorado;...
- Adequacy of Group Decisions as a Function of the Decision-making Process.
Holloman, Charles R.; Hendrick, Hal W. // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668); 1971, p267
The article presents an abstract of the article "Adequacy of Group Decisions as a Function of the Decision-Making Process," by Charles R. Holloman.
- How can we make better decisions?
Watson, Donald // Innovating; Summer96, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p58
Discusses the process of group-based decision-making. Reference to an article taken from the 1995 fall issue of the periodical `Innovating,' entitled `The Ecology of Community Learning'; Development of the decision making process; Citing of scientific methods of the process.
- Group problem solving and decision making: an investigation of the process and the supporting technology.
Finnegan, Pat; O'Mahony, Lynda // Journal of Information Technology (Routledge, Ltd.); Sep96, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p211
A major problem facing the development of technological support for groups is that many studies investigate group technology in isolation from an analysis of group activity, or focus only on discrete aspects of the process. This paper presents the findings of a study that investigated the nature...
- What every leader should know about group decision-making.
Finnegan, Pat; O'Mahony, Lynda // Executive Edge Newsletter; Apr97, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p15
Summarizes the results of a study on the role of leaders in group-decision making. Prediction of group decisions; Possible prevention of a leader's agenda implementation due to a group's social norms; Concept of fairness in a group; Manipulation of group choice by leaders.
- Information Exchange and Use in Group Decision Making: You Can Lead a Group to Information, but You Can't Make It Think.
Finnegan, Pat; O'Mahony, Lynda // MIS Quarterly; Dec96, Vol. 20 Issue 4, Preceding p385
No abstract available.
- MEDIA AND GROUP COHESION: RELATIVE INFLUENCE ON SOCIAL PRESENCE, TASK PARTICIPATION, AND GROUP CONSENSUS.
Weber, Ron // MIS Quarterly; Sep2001, Vol. 25 Issue 3, Preceding p321
The article discusses the paper "Media and Group Cohesion: Relative Influences on Social Presence, Task Participation, and Group Consensus," by Youngin Yoo and Maryam Alavi.
- The Delphi Technique: A Long-Range Planning Tool.
Tersine, Richard J.; Riggs, Walter E. // Business Horizons; Apr76, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p51
Group decisions are necessary when the scope of a problem is such that no individual has sufficient expertise and knowledge to affect a solution. Group processes are also functional in disseminating information and providing instruction. However, grouping "experts" together causes a number of...
- Computer support system adds power to group processes.
Townsend, Anthony M.; Whitman, Michael E. // HRMagazine; Sep95, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p87
Focuses on the computer-based technology known as a Group Decision Support System, designed to enhance leadership skills and ensure successful group decision making. Integrated support system for a whole range of group activities; Challenge for human resource department to develop techniques...
- Using Collaborative Work Technology to Support Active Learning.
Pappas, vicki C.; Krothe, Joyce Splann // Journal of Research on Computing in Education; Fall98, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p49
Focuses on a study which examined the use of collaborative work technology and active learning for the development of a model which uses the group decision support system (GDSS). Methodology used to conduct the study; Use of the collaborative work lab (CWLab), located at Indiana University;...
- The Double-Barreled Organization.
Charrier, George O.; Lauf, Richard I. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075); Spring90, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p4
Explores the practical consequences of the differences between action-oriented and logic-oriented models of organizational decision-making. Comparison between the models; Discussion on how the models contend in ways which increase organizational tension and risk; Challenges and recommendations;...
- On the dynamics of group decisionmaking in high places.
Reed, Stanley Foster // Directors & Boards; Fall96, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p95
Discusses group decision-making and its psychological applications to corporate boards. Decision-making problems associated with groups; Circumstances that can adversely affect the efficacy of decision-making by groups; Problem of the natural emergence of autocratic and oligopolistic tendencies.
- CRISIS MANAGEMENT TIPS.
Reed, Stanley Foster // Corporate Legal Times; Jan2003, Vol. 13 Issue 134, p45
Provides tips in crisis management. Importance of handling crisis with a group; Relevance of hiring outside experts.
- The Myth of Teams.
Skrabec Jr., Quentin R. // Industrial Management; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p25
States that culture impacts the nature and structure of work teams. Negative effects of imposing Japanese-style team design on Americans; Characteristics of Japanese work teams; Contrast between American individualism and the Japanese consensus concept; Importance of verbal feedback in teams;...
- Introduction to Special Issue I on GDN 2000 Keynote Papers.
Shakun, Melvin // Group Decision & Negotiation; Mar2001, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p95
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Melvin F. Shakun on bounded and unbounded rationality, Colin Eden and Fran Ackermann on top management teams (TMT) and group decision support systems (GDSS), and one by Bertrand Munier decentralized decision systems.
- Volume contents.
Shakun, Melvin // Group Decision & Negotiation; Nov2003, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p569
The table of contents for the January, March, May, July, September and November 2003 issues of "Group Decision and Negotiation" is presented.
- Team-building ideas: Rethink ordinary.
Shakun, Melvin // Administrative Professional Today; Apr2011, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p8
The article offers information on the application of the exercise "Rethink the Ordinary" in increasing team building ideas.
- Embracing change.
Dix, John // Network World; 02/21/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p52
Editorial. Advocates a team approach to informed technology decisions. Common problems associated with an individualized approach to technology decision-making; Importance of a team approach.
- A Refined Seven-Step Process.
Gunnell, Tom // School Administrator; Jan2011, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p28
The article outlines a process for involving communities in decisions about school zone boundaries, as practiced by the Katy Independent School District in Texas.
- EFFECTS OF THE COOPERATIVE GROUP DECISION-MAKING CONTEXT ON THE TEST-RETEST RELIABILITY OF PREFERENCE RATINGS.
Corfman, Kim P. // Advances in Consumer Research; 1986, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p554
Examines the effects of the cooperative group decision making context on the test-retest reliability of consumer preference ratings. Proposal of situational factors; Proportion of systematic variance; Reason for low correlations among constructs.
Corfman, Kim P. // Group Decision & Negotiation; May2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p299
A correction to the article "Right Problem Solving: Doing the Right Thing Right" that was published in the November 2003 issue is presented.
- Should We Have Children? A Decision-Making Group for Couples.
Corfman, Kim P. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Nov81, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p153
Discusses results of a study on a decision-making group for married couples deciding whether to have children or not. Interests on whether other couples have reached a definite decision; Ability of couples to reach a decision with less anxiety; Specification of a timetable for making decisions;...
- Executive Summaries.
Corfman, Kim P. // Organizational Dynamics; May2005, Vol. 34 Issue 2, Preceding p103
Presents an introduction to the May 2005 issue of the journal "Organizational Dynamics."
- The influence of the group and its cohesiveness on perceptions of group goal-related variables.
Brawley, Lawrence R.; Carron, Albert V. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology; Sep1993, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p245
Explores the influence of the group on variables related to group goals. Group cohesion; Goal satisfaction; Goal setting.
- Shared governance builds leaders,aids patient care.
Young, Donna // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy; 12/1/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 23, p2274
Discusses the concept of shared governance in the health system of the U.S. Participation in decision-making by pharmacists; Issues of concern to pharmacists; Impact on quality of patient care; Standardization of practices in the health system; Improvement of working environment.
- Group Management, EUROPEAN STYLE.
Parks, F. Newton // Business Horizons; Fall66, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p83
Focuses on the practice of collegial management, a version of multiple management, among European companies. Countries adopting the system; Management structure; Variation in the management decision-making process in collegial management; Strengths and limitations of the approach.
- A Realistic Test of Individual Versus Group Consensus Decision Making.
Michaelsen, Larry K.; Watson, Warren E.; Black, Robert H. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct89, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p834
Studies individual versus group decision making using data from project teams engaged in solving contextually relevant and consequential problems. Collins and Guetzkow's (1964) assembly bonus effect postulate; Superiority of group decisions; Implications for management practices.
- Group Think.
Kilcullen, Chris // Flying Safety; Apr2007, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p21
The article discusses the negative effects of group thinking in the U.S. Air Force.
- TESTING THE GROUPTHINK MODEL: EFFECTS OF PROMOTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND CONFORMITY PREDISPOSITION.
Ahlfinger, Noni Richardson; Esser, James K. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p31
Two hypotheses derived from groupthink theory were tested in a laboratory study which included measures of the full range of symptoms of groupthink, symptoms of a poor decision process, and decision quality. The hypothesis that groups whose leaders promoted their own preferred solutions would be...
- Problem Solving Through 'Process Management'
Wong, Penelope; Doyle, Michael; Straus, David // Management Review; Nov73, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p4
Discusses the procedure for group decision-making or group process management. Forms of participation within an organization; Example of a facilitated meeting; Roles of facilitator and recorder; Guidelines for managers when taking the role of facilitators.
- Groupthink: Where too many heads spoil the decision.
von Bergen Jr., Clarence W.; Kirk, Raymond J. // Management Review; Mar78, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p44
Discusses the ins and outs of group decision-making in management. Pros and cons of group decision-making; Impact of group psychological pressures on basic issues; Policy implications on the decision-making process in firms.
- The Analytic Hierarchy Process at Dar Al-Hekma, Saudi Arabia.
Bahurmoz, Asma M.A. // Interfaces; Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p70
I designed and implemented a multicriteria group-decision-making model based on the analytic hierarchy process to select the best candidates to send overseas to do graduate studies and eventually become teachers at the newly created Dar Al-Hekma women's college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Thus,...
- Effects of workload and structure on team processes and performance...
Urban, Julie M.; Weaver, Jeanne L. // Human Factors; Jun1996, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p300
Investigates the effects of team structure and components of workload on team performance and communication. Role of resource allocation in team decision making; Effects of different manipulations of workload, time pressure and resource demand and the two types of team structure; Definitions...
- COMMUNITY WELL-BEING AND THE CRIMINALIZATION OF MAGICO-RELIGIOUS WORKERS IN HARLEM, NEW YORK, DURING THE 1920s.
Wilson, Jamie // International Social Science Review; 2007, Vol. 82 Issue 1/2, p20
The article reports on a campaign against magico-religious workers to remove community decision-making from Harlem residents in New York City. The campaign demonstrated that daily local decisions and relationships related to wellness throughout the community were mediated by city, state, and...
- How Do Ordinary Japanese Reach Consensus in Group Decision Making?: Identifying and Analyzing �Na�ve Negotiation�.
Morimoto, Ikuyo; Saijo, Miki; Nohara, Kayoko; Takagi, Kotaro; Otsuka, Hiroko; Suzuki, Kana; Okumura, Manabu // Group Decision & Negotiation; Mar2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p157
The purpose of this study is to investigate ways in which ordinary Japanese people negotiate in a multi-party meeting. We initially gave such a way of negotiation the tentative name of �na�ve negotiation�. The analysis of the conversational data reveals three structural features of na�ve...
- The Case for Virtual Teaming Systems.
Nunamaker, Jay F. // IT Professional; Sep/Oct1999, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p52
Focuses on the benefit of virtual teaming systems (VTS) to enhance organization's decision-making activities. Mechanics of the VTS; Anonymity of VTS interactions; Use of electronic polling tools. INSETS: VTS Vendors.;GroupSystems Tool Suite.;Electronic Meeting Systems at IBM.;Resources.
- Playing by the Rules.
Mckenna, Patrick J.; Maister, David H. // Industrial Management; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p8
Discusses the elements of a successful work group. Need for group members to apply three fundamental principles, namely mutual accountability, shared contribution and shared values; Need for high expectations of each other; List of ground rules for a work group; Development of a group strategy;...
- Group decision making: What strategies should you use?
Murnighan, J. Keith // Management Review; Jan81, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p55
Presents advice on group decision making in business. Identification of the problem; Selection of group members; Formulation of the agenda; Decision-making procedures; Techniques that yield more accurate solutions; Evaluation of the decision processes.
- Work groups in Norway.
Murnighan, J. Keith // Monthly Labor Review; Nov70, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p57
Reports on the results of experiments involving decision-making capabilities of workers in Norway. Creation of semi-autonomous work groups; Characteristics of the work groups; Reinforcement of the practice of cooperation.
- How to Lead a Winning Trial Team.
Davis, Christine Spinella // Woman Advocate; Spring2009, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p9
The article offers suggestions for leading trial teams to produce the most effective and winning case. It states that an effective team leader should make each member feel that he or she is an important part of a team. It mentions that everyone's input should be acknowledged and each member...
- Group action in the Baltic States.
Viitanen, Klaus // Journal of Consumer Policy; Sep97, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p353
Presents information on a study conducted on the existence of group actions in consumer related issues in the Baltic States. Information on consumer protection acts and legislation; Results suggest that various types of group action exists in these countries.
- Opinion leaders, independence, and Condorcet's jury theorem.
Estlund, David M. // Theory & Decision; Mar94, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p131
Discusses Condorcet's Jury Theorem. Independence and the role of voting behavior; Deference to opinion leaders as not violative of independence under certain circumstances; Group competence as bolstered by opinion leaders; Assumptions of the theorem.