- Language: English
- 222 Pages
- Published: June 2012
- Region: United States
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Group Meeting Behavior. Edition No. 1
- Published: April 2009
- Region: Global
- 176 Pages
- VDM Publishing House
Nowadays, the dynamic work environment has driven
organizations to manage in a more innovative way.
Organizations should apply their teamwork to achieve
change. The need to adapt has led to qualitative and
quantitative development of efficient and effective
work group climates for innovation (West, 1990). The
process of group change requires a lot of routine
and non-routine meetings for information sharing,
problem solving, and decision making. This book
presents the results of study investigating
relationships between work group climates and
meeting behaviors, as perceived by group members.
Via models designed and numerous testing, the
results, in summary, indicated that: (1) work group
climate is positively related to work group meeting
behavior, (2) sub-system climate exists in a large
organization, and (3) different work group meeting
behaviors exist in a large organization. The present
study might lay a foundation for future related
research along these
Chin-Shih Tsai, Doctor of Management, Webster University, USA.
Department Chair, Assistant Professor, Department of Leisure