cohesiveness


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cohesiveness

[kō′hē·siv·nəs]
(geology)
Property of unconsolidated fine-grained sediments by which the particles stick together by surface forces.
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Research has shown that structured group experiences result in greater self-disclosure (Crews & Melnick, 1976), more behaviors relevant to effective counseling (Lee & Bednar, 1977), and higher perceptions of cohesiveness (Bednar & Battersby, 1976; Glass & Benshoff, 2001).
The stronger this reliance, the greater the cohesiveness of the group.
China thus appeared to be a good site for testing the effects of absence culture and group cohesiveness on absenteeism.
Additionally, George and Bettenhausen (1990) noted that cohesiveness may impact OCB through its broader effect on group members' affective states.
Cohesiveness is the unifying force of a group whose members feel a strong commitment to each other and to the group; it is an attribute of groupness that develops over time as the group matures (Dittes, 1959, Fisher & Ellis, 1990; Hare, 1992; Piper, Marrache, Lacroix, Richardsen, & Jones, 1983).
2]: High group cohesiveness would stimulate a greater impulsive tendency to purchase sports team-licensed merchandise than low group cohesiveness.
With the information on the water content and the hardness, cohesiveness and adhesiveness, graphics have been designed obtaining the mathematical equations that best fit the experimental curves.
We began by examining how transformational leadership relates to group cohesiveness based on a group level analysis.
Specifically, the boards are aiming to introduce cohesiveness and disaggregation as the two main objectives for financial statement presentation.
Chewiness and cohesiveness in all the samples slightly decreased as storage time lengthened.
The authors have reorganised the content by combining similar topics to avoid redundancy and ensure more cohesiveness throughout all the chapters.