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By Margarete Boos, Michaela Kolbe, Peter M. Kappeler, Thomas Ellwart

Coordination in Human and Primate teams offers one of many first collections of different methods and techniques used to evaluate coordination procedures in teams. Written through psychologists and primatologists, the booklet represents a wide diversity of coordination study fields comparable to social psychology, paintings and organizational psychology, drugs, primatology, and behavioural ecology. it really is designed for researchers and practitioners drawn to figuring out the behavioural elements of team coordination.

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Wanting to rest), meanings (some entities showing off vs. having fun vs. members know trail traits indicating getting it over with without quarrel), prospective foraging grounds while meanings (individual ideas of how to other members recognise noise, spend a day together), and scent or other information indicating behaviours (walking and driving approach of predators), and abilities, who is sitting where in the behaviours (some members display car) have to be coordinated. foraging behaviours while others care for their offspring) have to be coordinated.

3; see also Chap. 15). Individual goals (satiation of hunger vs. wanting to rest), behaviours (some members display foraging behaviours while others nurse and care for their young), and meanings (some members know trail traits indicating prospective foraging grounds while other members recognise noise, odours, or other information indicating the approach of predators) are coordinated to secure a collective action that accomplishes spatial cohesion as its function. We therefore prefer to use an equal-lined triangle to depict a content model for the entities component of our model, implying that there is no innate hierarchical importance of individual goals, individual meanings, or individual behaviours regarding their influence on the constructs of group coordination.

Boos et al. g. g. g. g. g. foodfinding lactating mothers)]. These input entities then (2) express themselves at the process ‘mechanism’ stage, occurring at dimensional levels of explicitness (observable and identifiable vs. often neither observable nor identifiable), and at various points on the temporal spectrum (pre-, in-, or post-process). These dimensions of process mechanisms (3) result in consequent output entities of goals, meanings, and behaviours, feeding back as input such as group-task entities (in the sense of classic functional process models such as the input–process–outcome model by Hackman and Morris 1975; Ilgen et al.

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