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Richard P. McGlynn

Richard P. McGlynn

My interests center on emergent, group-level processes that distinguish group problem solving and decision making from individual problem solving and decision making. Such processes include coordination, resource matching, information pooling, error correction, group-induced motivation, and group-induced cognitive stimulation. These fundamental elements of group interaction are engaged to different degrees by the nature of the group task and the group’s internal and external environments.

Primary Interests:

  • Group Processes
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Persuasion, Social Influence

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Journal Articles:

  • Holzhausen, K. G., & McGlynn, R. P. (2001). Beyond compliance and acceptance: Influence outcomes as a function of norm plausibility and processing mode. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 5, 136-149.
  • McGlynn, R. P., Harding, D. J., & Cottle, J. L. (2009). Individual-group discontinuity in group-individual interactions: Does size matter? Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12, 129-143.
  • McGlynn, R. P., McGurk, D., Effland, V. S., Johll, N. J., & Harding, D. J. (2004). Brainstorming and task performance in groups constrained by evidence. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 93, 75-87

Other Publications:

  • McGlynn, R. P., & Holzhausen, K. G. (2009). Groups constrained by evidence: The generation, evaluation, and use of hypotheses in collective induction. In O. T. Chen (Ed.), Organizational behavior and dynamics. (pp. 37-59). Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers..
  • McGlynn, R. P., Sutton, J. L., Sprague, V. L., Demski, R. M., & Pierce, L. G. (1999). Development of a team performance task battery to evaluate performance of the command and control vehicle (C2V) crew. (Contractor Report ARL-CR-443). Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD: U.S. Army Research Laboratory.

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