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The Influence Of Interpersonal Relationships On Group Decision Making
Published 1978 · Psychology
The study investigated relationships among compatibility, decision making structure, and work group performance. Twenty-four groups in two different decision-making conditions participated in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Decision Game. Signifi cant interaction effects between compatibility and decision-making structure point to further refinement of the Fundamental Interpersonal Orientation Behavior (FIRO-B) compatibility postulate. Richard D. Heimovics and David Zemelman are Assistant Professors of Organizational Behavior in the School of Administration, University of Missouri — Kansas City.