Effects of Social Context on Consensus and Majority Vote Decision Making

Tjosvold, Dean; Field, Richard H.G.
September 1983
Academy of Management Journal;Sep83, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p500
Academic Journal
A laboratory study of group decision making found that social context (competitive or cooperative) and decision strategy (consensus or majority voting) affected decision acceptance, understanding, decision time, and affective reactions to the group, although decision quality was not affected.


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