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The pair in the group: Boundaries for destruction and creativity

Jern, Stefan LU (2001) 2nd Nordic conference on group and social psychology, 2000 In Studies of Groups and Change. Proceedings from a conference on group and social psychology, Lund University, May 2000 p.134-157
Abstract
A comparative case study is performed of three working groups containing pairs and triads. Effects on cohesion and group development are analyzed and a model is constructed A distinction is made between pairs formed 1. out of earlier relationships, 2. and/or to pursue work and those that form, 3. as a reaction to the former. Pairs can contribute to work and development in constructive ways, but pairs can also destroy work and hinder progress. The outcome depends on how the pair is viewed by the group, what meaning is ascribed to it and on to what degree it is organized and integrated into the group. The outcome partly depends on boundary issues.
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group psychology, sub-groups, group development, group cohesion, pair, small group, social psychology
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Studies of Groups and Change. Proceedings from a conference on group and social psychology, Lund University, May 2000
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Jern, Stefan; Olsson, Eric; and
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134 - 157
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School of Social Work, Lund University
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2nd Nordic conference on group and social psychology, 2000
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91-631-0899-2
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English
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  author       = {Jern, Stefan},
  booktitle    = {Studies of Groups and Change. Proceedings from a conference on group and social psychology, Lund University, May 2000},
  editor       = {Jern, Stefan and Olsson, Eric},
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  keyword      = {group psychology,sub-groups,group development,group cohesion,pair,small group,social psychology},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {134--157},
  publisher    = {School of Social Work, Lund University},
  title        = {The pair in the group: Boundaries for destruction and creativity},
  year         = {2001},
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