Accession Number:

ADA055233

Title:

Information Processing Models of Peer Nominations.

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept.,

Corporate Author:

DUKE UNIV DURHAM N C GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

This research presents results regarding the development of an information processing theory of the judgemental process in which individuals engage while rating their peers. The approach taken was to utilize protocol tracing methods to construct decision process models of how individuals rate their peers on seven widely used sociometric questions. The protocols revealed that individuals evaluated their peers along five primary behavior categories 1 Mutual Influencing, 2 CategorizingSummarizing, 3 Social-Directive, 4 Quanitity of Verbal Communication, and 5 Listening.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE