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Klimov A.A. Interrelation between group integrity and efficiency of group activity

Full text in Russian: Климов А.А. Взаимосвязь целостности группы и эффективности групповой деятельности
Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

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The studies of group cohesion and perceived integrity conducted by different researchers within the frame of two approaches to understanding group integrity problem are compared in the article. Causes and consequences of group integrity development are reviewed. The relationship between this construct and the efficiency of group activity are considered. The framework that comprises such widely used in social psychology concepts as group cohesion, group integrity and perceived group integrity is proposed.

Keywords: social group integrity, perceived group integrity, group cohesion, group efficiency

 

Funding
The study was conducted as a part of the Federal Target Program “Academic and teaching staff of innovative Russia for 2009-2013”, project 2012-1.2.1-12-000-3005-3961, “The study of psychological conditions and development of innovative techniques for well-grounded economic decision making in modern Russia”.


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Received 11 June 2013. Date of publication: 29 October 2013.

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Klimov Aleksei A. Ph.D. Student, Department of Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Higher School of Economics (National Research University), ul. Myasnitskaya, 20, 101990 Moscow, Russia
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Klimov A.A. Interrelation between group integrity and efficiency of group activity. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2013, Vol. 6, No. 31, p. 8. http://psystudy.ru (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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