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The effects of group composition on decision quality in a social production community

Shyong K. Lam, Jawed Karim, John Riedl
2010 Proceedings of the 16th ACM international conference on Supporting group work - GROUP '10  
We examined over 100,000 decisions made by small working groups in Wikipedia, and analyzed how decision quality in these online groups is influenced by four group composition factors: the size of the group  ...  Online social production communities allow efficient construction of valuable and high-quality information sources.  ...  We thank the Wikimedia Foundation for their support of research through their release of data sets and assistance in making the Wikimedia Toolserver possible.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1880071.1880083 dblp:conf/group/LamKR10 fatcat:dgaurvuu7bd3nijexjh65vwhtm

The Social Construction of Meaning: An Alternative Perspective on Information Sharing

Shaila M. Miranda, Carol S. Saunders
2003 Information systems research  
We explore these relationships in terms of the effects of both the media environment in which the group is situated and the medium that group members choose to utilize for their communication.  ...  It also supports the proposed negative effect of low social presence media on interpretation in terms of depth of information sharing; a low social presence medium, however, promotes information sharing  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are extremely grateful to Detmar Straub, the associate editor on this paper, who helped them develop the theory and present the research more effectively.  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre. fatcat:wupblx47rjeghmmtzjbzlcu2x4

TEAMS IN ORGANIZATIONS: Recent Research on Performance and Effectiveness

Richard A. Guzzo, Marcus W. Dickson
1996 Annual Review of Psychology  
This review examines recent research on groups and teams, giving special emphasis to research investigating factors that influence the effectiveness of teams at work in organizations.  ...  Several performance-relevant factors are considered, including group composition, cohesiveness, and motivation, although certain topics (e.g. composition) have been more actively researched than others  ...  George et al (1992) examined whether the inclusion of a facilitator among groups making decisions using an electronic meeting system would have an effect on the group process or quality of decisions made  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.47.1.307 pmid:15012484 fatcat:y7l4g7d5ezebvfu2gfcl6r22be


Daina Šķiltere, Santa Bormane
2018 SOCIETY INTEGRATION EDUCATION Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference  
Despite each IMC tool in itself being highly distinctive, they all depend on each other in the creation of product consumption value and the enhancement of economic, communicational and social benefits  ...  The authors have collected and classified IMC tools and, based on the results of the research, drawn up a conceptual model of integrated marketing communications.  ...  Outdoor advertisements on product quality, composition, storage and application 4.15. Advertisement stands (in stores, exhibitions) about product quality, composition, storage and application 4.16.  ... 
doi:10.17770/sie2018vol1.3406 fatcat:v2gg4zgvwjclbjt5dpesx7zzsq

New marketing strategies for online group-buying business from a social interaction theory perspective

Lu Jiang, Yu Huang, Hong Zhu, Yingru Zou
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis was performed to evaluate different strategy configurations of social interaction elements, perceived quality, benefits and trust to promote purchase decisions  ...  We revealed four pathways with different configurations that can prompt consumers to make group-buying decisions: information strategy, Word-of-Mouth strategy, sense of community strategy, as well as combining  ...  Social interaction with a sense of community Due to social interactions, individual decisions are interdependently made, which significantly impacts on group behaviors in related groups.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.953799 pmid:36148129 pmcid:PMC9486166 fatcat:6rrtlup6pve23a4ms7n3rqw4b4

Community Smells – The Sources of Social Debt: A Systematic Literature Review [article]

Eduardo Cabllero-Espinosa and Jeffrey C. Carver and Kimberly Stowers
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Social debt describes the impacts of poor socio-technical decisions on work environments, people, software products, and society.  ...  Conclusion: Community smells explain the influence work conditions have on software developers. The literature is scarce and focuses on a small number of community smells.  ...  In fact, social debt can be found in any field where people work in groups or teams to develop products or services.  ... 
arXiv:2209.10671v1 fatcat:icy77zcuizb37npqnc4dapytja

Risky Shifts And The Model Of Communicative Events

Maha El Shinnawy, Ajay Vinze, Amr Mortagy
2011 Journal of Business & Economics Research  
The composition of the group does not have a significant effect on polarization.  ...  Using the model of communicative events, this paper proposes that task, medium of communication, group composition and their interaction will have an effect on the phenomenon of group polarization.  ...  Group Composition * Medium > Polarization The composition of the group will have a moderating effect on the degree of polarization through an interaction with the communication medium.  ... 
doi:10.19030/jber.v4i5.2669 fatcat:cp2s6ebbvjc5lfs7ey6bbopzhe

The Formation of Social Influence in Online Recommendation Systems: A Study of User Reviews on

YiMing Zheng, Kexin Zhao, Antonis C. Stylianou
2011 International Conference on Information Systems  
Based on a survey conducted in a controlled lab environment, the results suggest that review quality positively impacts informational influence while review consistency negatively impacts informational  ...  To bridge the gap, our research explores what factors impact the formation of social influence from user reviews.  ...  Social presence theory examines the effectiveness of a communication media (Short et al. 1976 ).  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/ZhengZS11 fatcat:ru2xj4qvizdenpehxzfte2j7h4

Effects of Social Shopping Behavior from the Perspective of Collective Intelligence and Dissonance

I Ping Chiang, Chia Chi Liang, Wan Ling Yang
2021 International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studies  
People increasingly depend on the consumer experiences of a virtual community when making purchasing decisions.  ...  Social shopping has numerous advantages, including community-based interaction and the sharing of consumer experiences; however, few studies have focused on measuring the effects of social shopping.  ...  Information quality, a critical element in a social shopping community, was significantly correlated to collective intelligence in all four groups; when information quality is high, the more valuable that  ... 
doi:10.7903/ijecs.1737 fatcat:7dujphjaanedrhgejfphl5r4eu

Effective Group Process for Libraries: A Focus on Committees

Susan Akerstrom Tarr
1974 College and Research Libraries  
One way of generating greater and more effective staff participation in library management is through the library committee.  ...  An investiga-tion and reevaluation of the traditional library committee composition, functions, and performance is made applying management principles and group interaction theory.  ...  Referral is made to social psychology literature on group dynamics and effectiveness in group decision making.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl_35_06_444 fatcat:lxyhoroqx5fafalhpkcf4rpk3y

Structural Composition of a Corporate Reputation Portfolio (Sustainable Development Perspective)

Ingrida Smaiziene, Robertas Jucevicius
2013 International Journal of Business and Management  
A collection of the strategic reputations, selected by the key decision-makers in a company for a systematic management and investments with expectations for future returns to the company, comprises a  ...  On the basis of stakeholder heterogeneity, multiple expectations and corporate sustainability, two groups of the components of the portfolio-co-reputations and sub-reputations-are distinguished and integrated  ...  Acknowledging the equal importance of all the stakeholders and all the co-reputations mentioned ( Fig. 1 ) cannot find any approval in the context of scare corporate resources when there is a need for  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v8n15p44 fatcat:xgmfcmgxcjg4rfldmnanhfgsgq

Page 4030 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 81, Issue 9 [page]

1994 Psychological Abstracts  
—Develops a model to explain performance in decision-making groups characterized by high diversity in composition. Discussed are the nature and effects of diversity and group performance.  ...  (U North Carolina, Bryan School of Business & Economics, Greensboro) The impact of varying gender composition on group brainstorming performance in a GSS environment.  ... 

Health Care Group Performance Ratings—Rethinking the Ruling Order

Joseph Francis
2019 JAMA Network Open  
In other settings, transparency about performance may help consumers choose a superior product and may potentially prompt a complacent business to improve the quality of and user satisfaction with its  ...  The authors address a critical wrinkle about social risk adjustment-done crudely, it may level the playing field by bulldozing true differences in clinician quality.  ...  In other settings, transparency about performance may help consumers choose a superior product and may potentially prompt a complacent business to improve the quality of and user satisfaction with its  ... 
doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.0791 fatcat:gosdnwp3r5arvcv3gw7djiqjpy

Virtual Teams: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go From Here?

Luis L. Martins, Lucy L. Gilson, M. Travis Maynard
2004 Journal of Management  
In this paper, we review the research on virtual teams in an effort to assess the state of the literature.  ...  Next, we review findings related to team inputs, processes, and outcomes, and identify areas of agreement and inconsistency in the literature on virtual teams.  ...  The findings for the effects of virtualness on the quality of a team's decisions have been mixed.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:bgwybwlr2zaididdtzriot5kcy

Page 679 of Economic Development and Cultural Change Vol. 50, Issue 3 [page]

2002 Economic Development and Cultural Change  
The primary indicator of social capital used is thesocial capital index,” a composite index of the quantity and quality of local groups” that attempts to capture the underlying behavior of interest,  ...  of members by occupation, the nature of decision-making mechanisms, and the effectiveness of group functioning.  ... 
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