Behavioral considerations in group support

Eden, Colin; Kilgour, D. and Eden, C., eds. (2020) Behavioral considerations in group support. In: Handbook of Group Decision and Negotiation. Springer: Dordrecht, Cham, Switerland. ISBN 978-3-030-12051-1 (

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This chapter highlights a series of inter-related issues that significantly affect the success and failure of group support for decision and negotiation. The issues are derived from the GDN experience of the author, accumulated over 40 years and hundreds GDN interventions. While they refer to some of the well-established literature on the topic, they are not based on formal empirical analysis. The items in the lists all raise issues that involve behavioral considerations. In particular it will be suggested that, notwithstanding a recent focus on microanalysis in GDN, these topics are still worthy of greater research and debate within the GDN research community.