Differentiated selves help only when identification is strong and tasks are complex

Bernard A. Nijstad*, Carsten K. W. De Dreu

*Bijbehorende auteur voor dit werk

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Whereas differentiation is overestimated - it more often hurts than helps group performance - identification is underestimated. A more viable perspective sees identification and cooperative motivation as the sine qua non of group functioning, with differentiation helping in a relatively narrow set of cognitively complex tasks that require creativity and deep and deliberate information processing by individual members.

Originele taal-2English
Aantal pagina's2
TijdschriftBehavioral and Brain Sciences
StatusPublished - 2016

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