Identifying group task satisfaction at work

Mason, Claire M. & Griffin, Mark A. (2003) Identifying group task satisfaction at work. Small Group Research, 34(4), pp. 413-442.

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Group task satisfaction is defined as the group's shared attitude toward its task and the associated work environment. It represents the group-level counterpart to individual job satisfaction. An investigation of group task satisfaction in 47 student groups demonstrated that group members were able to distinguish among group task satisfaction, task cohesion, social cohesion, group potency, group climate, and individual job satisfaction. Ratings of group task satisfaction displayed within-group agreement and significant between-group variance. Group task satisfaction was related to the mean level of individual job satisfaction within the group and the quality of the group's work.

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ID Code: 2454
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: job satisfaction, group satisfaction, group, level constructs, group task satisfaction
DOI: 10.1177/1046496403252153
ISSN: 1552-8278
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Industrial and Organisational Psychology (170107)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Sage Publications
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:01

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