Surface-Level Diversity and Decision-Making in Groups: When Does Deep-Level Similarity Help?

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Phillips, Katherine W.; Northcraft, Gregory B.; Neale, Margaret A.;
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/1368430206067557
  • Subject: social categorization | diversity | similarity-attraction | information sharing task | diversity; information sharing task; similarity-attraction; social categorization;
    mesheuropmc: human activities

We examined how surface-level diversity (based on race) and deep-level similarities influenced three-person decision-making groups on a hidden-profile task. Surface-level homogeneous groups perceived their information to be less unique and ... View more
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