Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Chapter 10

Groups within the electronic realm share many characteristics in common with groups that meet and function in shared physical spaces. Groups in both domains can be quite diverse in terms of the composition and personality characteristics of members, the purpose and goals of the group, and the contextual setting in which the group functions. A variety of factors likely affect and influence the structure and functioning of any given group...

To cite this chapter please use:
McKenna, K. Y. A. (2008). Influences on the nature and functioning of online groups. In A. Barak (Ed.), Psychological aspects of cyberspace: Theory, research, applications (pp. 228-242). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.