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Social loafing

Social loafing can be a very detrimental practice to the effectiveness of an organization. Explain what is meant by this concept, and discuss three specific steps that managers can take to reduce or to eliminate this undesirable work behavior.

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Social loafing refers to situations where each individual member of the group put forth minimal effort toward achieving group goal than if they are working on the project alone. In other words, since all members of the group are working towards a common goal, individual members of the group contributes less and less to the group's effort than they would if they were individually responsible. In short, ...

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Social loafing can be a very detrimental practice to the effectiveness of an organization. Explain what is meant by this concept, and discuss three specific steps that managers can take to reduce or to eliminate this undesirable work behavior

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