The article examines the effects of communication apprehension (fear of talking) on participation in small groups. It reviews the literature on communication apprehension, presents information regarding high communication apprehension generated from three in-depth group interviews with identified high apprehensives, and discusses the implications and applications for trainers working with small groups.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
- Applied Psychology
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)