By Francis Yammarino, Fred Dansereau

Offers an outlet for the dialogue of multi-level difficulties and recommendations throughout various fields of research. This paintings provides a theoretical paintings, major empirical stories, methodological advancements, analytical recommendations, and philosophical remedies to boost the sector of multi-level reviews, despite disciplinary standpoint.

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As a result, team members decrease the variability in their individual behaviors, and their behaviors converge on the agreed-upon norm.

713). This behavior results from simple rules and from altering the initial conditions. More specifically, the general underlying hypothesis for Wolfram’s whole paradigm is the principle of computational equivalence (PCE). It applies to any kind of process, whether natural or artificial. The key underlying idea that leads to PCE is the notion that ‘‘all processes, whether they are produced by human effort or occur spontaneously in nature, can be viewed as computations’’ (p. 715). PCE asserts that ‘‘when viewed in computational terms there is a fundamental equivalence between many different kinds of processes .

1984; Yammarino, 1996; Yammarino & Bass, 1991). First, human beings in organizations can be viewed as individuals or persons, independent of one another. In this case, we can focus on an employee, a manager, a leader, or a follower/subordinate, or how these individuals differ from one another. Individual differences are of interest here. Second, human beings in organizations can be viewed as dyads, or two individuals who are interdependent on a one-to-one basis. A dyad is a special case of groups – that is, a two-person group.

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