I found that leadership in online groups is a determinant of online group outcomes. Online group leaders shape the group context, including psychological safety, which encourages or discourages participation. This study shows that leadership processes, group context, and differentiation among dimensions of participation intentions are all important considerations for further understanding of online groups.Research Setting We choose Web-based group discussion boards as our research setting. They are among the most popular forms of online groups, yet are firmly in line with the heritage of other technologies. Researchers have studied onlineanbsp;...
|Title||:||Impact of Leadership on Continued Participation in Online Groups|
|Author||:||Steven L. Johnson|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|