publication . Master thesis . 2016

Informal roles within eSport teams : a content analysis of the game 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Drenthe, Rolf;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Informal roles are roles that are not formally prescribed by a group or organization and are being established through group interaction that takes place among group members. Previous literature has identified twelve roles within traditional sport, however to date limited research has been done within the field of role development within competitive computer gaming (eSports). The purpose of the present study was to explore the informal roles within the eSport setting and if it is possible to use audio analysis to identify informal roles. The present study is a qualitative, multiple case study of two professional eSport teams in the game ‘Counter-Strike: Global O...
Subjects
free text keywords: eSport, elektroninen urheilu, ryhmädynamiikka, roolit, viestintä, tietokonepelit
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