Accession Number : AD0747653

Title :   Social Consensus and Social Change. A Study of Groups in Complex Organizations.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 1 Oct 71-1 Oct 72,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR INST FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Samuel,Yitzhak

Report Date : AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 190

Abstract : The report and empirical investigation was conducted to explore the possible effects of social consensus about organizational behavior of supervisors and peers under processes of planned change. The empirical findings support the proposition that social consensus is mediated between the effects of the social settings by which participants of constrained, and their popensity to practice participative style of leadership. The study presents a theoretical model for the overall network of contextual, structual, compositional and interactional variables. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LEADERSHIP, GROUP DYNAMICS), (*GROUP DYNAMICS, ORGANIZATIONS), EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, SUPERVISORS, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), INTERACTIONS

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE