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Understanding the Multidimensionality of Group Development

Chang, Artemis; Duck, Julie; Bordia, Prashant


This article presents a three-dimensional definition space of the group development literature that differentiates group development models on three dimensions: content, population, and path dependency. The multidimensional conceptualization structures and integrates the vast group development literature, enabling direct comparison of competing theories. The utility of this definition space is demonstrated by using the relative positioning of two seemingly competing group development models -...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Small Group Research
DOI: 10.1177/1046496406290564


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