A study of a cognitive training program: Trainer styles of group development

  • Ivancevich J
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Two groups of managers involved in a cognitive oriented training program were studied. The structured or directive style was found to be more effective in achieving group cohesiveness, minimizing participant conflict, increasing communication, achieving group productivity, and encouraging a favorable attitude toward the trainer than was a less structured trainer style. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR] Copyright of Academy of Management Journal is the property of Academy of Management and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)




Ivancevich, J. M. (1974). A study of a cognitive training program: Trainer styles of group development. Academy of Management Journal, 17(3), 428–439. https://doi.org/10.2307/254647

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