The Inaugural Annual Review Issue of Small Group Research is Now Online!

SGR_72ppiRGB_powerpoint[We’re pleased to welcome Joann Keyton of North Carolina State University and co-editor of Small Group Research.]

Small Group Research is excited to announce that its inaugural Annual Review Issue is now online! The December 2014 issue of Small Group Research presents analytical reviews of group and team literature. Proposals were competitively reviewed for selection; each accepted proposal then went through the normal development, review and revision process. We are pleased to share the articles in this first Annual Review Issue:

A Review and Critique of Partner Effect Research in Small Groups by Jennifer Ervin and Joseph A. Bonito

Faultlines and Subgroups: A Meta-Review and Measurement Guide by Bertolt Meyer, Andreas Glenz, Mirko Antino, Ramón Rico, and Vicente González-Romá

A Conceptual Review of Emergent State Measurement: Current Problems, Future Solutions by Chris W. Coultas, Tripp Driskell, C. Shawn Burke, and Eduardo Salas

An Interactive Input–Process–Output Model of Social Influence in Decision-Making Groups by Charles Pavitt

Team Reflexivity as an Antidote to Team Information-Processing Failures by Michaéla C. Schippers, Amy C. Edmondson, and Michael A. West

You can read this issue free for the next 30 days by clicking here. Articles have been selected for the 2015 annual review issue. The call for papers for the 2016 Annual Review Issue can be found by clicking here.

Small Group Research, peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is an international and interdisciplinary journal presenting research, theoretical advancements, and empirically supported applications with respect to all types of small groups. Small Group Research, a leader in the field, addresses and connects three vital areas of study: the psychology of small groups, communication within small groups, and organizational behavior of small groups.

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user-avatar-pic.phpAaron Brower, Co-Editor, has served as the provost and vice chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension since 2012. He is concurrently holding the post of Special Assistant to the UW System President for new educational strategies. Prior to his current posting, Brower served as the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Professor of Social Work, Integrated Liberal Studies, and Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis also at UW-Madison.

thumbnail.phpJoann Keyton, Co-Editor, is Professor of Communication at North Carolina State University. In addition to publications in scholarly journals and edited collections, she has published three textbooks for courses in group communication, research methods, and organizational culture in addition to co-editing an organizational communication case book. Keyton was editor of the Journal of Applied Communication Research, Volumes 31-33, and the founding editor of Communication Currents, Volumes 1-5. She is a founder and vice-chair of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research.

SGSB-0044-Lindred_Greer-RT_2Lindy Greer, Associate Editor, is Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her work focuses on the impact of team composition on intragroup conflict and team performance. She has a particular interest in how teams are composed in terms of power, status, and leadership structures, and when and why particular forms of team composition may fuel power struggles and conflicts within organizational teams. Her research appears in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Science.

Charles Samuelson, Associate Editor, is Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor at Texas A and M University. His research interests include social dilemmas and management of common-pool resources, computer-mediated communication in work groups, conflict management in multi-party environmental disputes, and behavioral decision making. His work has appeared in such publications as The Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Conservation Psychology, Risk Analysis, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

meyerBertolt Meyer, Associate Editor, is a senior research associate in social and business psychology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He earned a PhD in organizational and social psychology and an MS in psychology from Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. He conducts research and consults in the areas of team diversity, leadership, and quantitative methods.

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