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Title: Into the mix: Personality processes and group dynamics in sport and exercise
Authors: Beauchamp, Mark R
Jackson, Ben
Lavallee, David
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Editors: Beauchamp, MR
Eys, MA
Citation: Beauchamp MR, Jackson B & Lavallee D (2014) Into the mix: Personality processes and group dynamics in sport and exercise. In: Beauchamp MR, Eys MA (ed.). Group dynamics in sport and exercise psychology: Contemporary themes , 2 ed, London: Routledge, pp. 21-37.
Keywords: Sport
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Abstract: First paragraph: The importance of understanding, and attending to, the diverse personalities that comprise groups and teams has a rich history in social psychology. Kurt Lewin (1), who is generally regarded as the founding father of the field of ‘group dynamics’, noted that “in social research the experimenter has to take into consideration such factors as the personality of individual members” (p. 9). Just over three decades after Lewin’s seminal paper, another prominent group dynamics theorist, Marvin Shaw (2), similarly asserted that “personality characteristics of group members play an important role in determining their behavior in groups. The magnitude of the effect of any given characteristic is small but taken together the consequences for group processes are of major significance” (p. 208).
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
Affiliation: University of British Columbia
University of Leeds
School of Sport

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