Group decision-making as a structurational process

Marshall Scott Poole, David R. Seibold, Robert D. McPhee

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Abstract

This essay presents a theory of group decision-making. Utilizing recent advances in structuration theory, which focuses on the production and reproduction of social systems through the application of generative rules and resources, the new conceptualization is presented and its advantages over previous formulations are explored. Results from an ongoing research program are summarized as partial substantiation of the perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-102
Number of pages29
JournalQuarterly Journal of Speech
Volume71
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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Group decision-making as a structurational process. / Poole, Marshall Scott; Seibold, David R.; McPhee, Robert D.

In: Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 71, No. 1, 1985, p. 74-102.

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Poole, Marshall Scott ; Seibold, David R. ; McPhee, Robert D. / Group decision-making as a structurational process. In: Quarterly Journal of Speech. 1985 ; Vol. 71, No. 1. pp. 74-102.
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