Joseph E. McGrath, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
Psychology University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL 
Area:
Social psychology of small groups, time, stress, and research methods
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From Wikipedia: McGrath loved to write what he called "doggerel" and composed the following titled Growing From Advisor Into Mentor:

In early years I thought my job
Was keeping standards high
'Twas rigor that I sought to teach
With criticism wry

But later on I learned anew
The truth of feedback's fate:
That many barrels of vinegar
Does not one thought create

That snips of sugar, sagely used
Can motivate anew
That praise, like yeast, can leaven
The intellectual brew

I also learned that students
(Like our kids, by now all grown)
Had lives to live, and dreams to dream
Relationships to hone

That they were folks who needed
Their autonomy to claim
That "study" was a part of life
But not the whole damn game

But most of all I came to see
That what they most required
Was the surge of capability
That self-confidence inspired.

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Jennifer Berdahl grad student Psychology Department, UIUC (Neurotree)
Richard Hackman grad student Psychology Department, UIUC (SocTree)
David A. Harrison grad student UT Austin
Janice Kelly grad student UIUC
Holly Arrow grad student 1996 UIUC
Thomas W. Altermatt grad student 2001 UIUC
Bettina A. Johnson grad student 2001 UIUC (EduTree)
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Mcgrath JE, Argote L. (2008) Group Processes in Organizational Contexts Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Group Processes. 603-627
Mcgrath JE, Altermatt TW. (2008) Observation and Analysis of Group Interaction Over Time: Some Methodological and Strategic Choicess Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Group Processes. 525-556
Poole MS, Hollingshead AB, McGrath JE, et al. (2004) Interdisciplinary perspectives on small groups Small Group Research. 35: 3-16
Harrison DA, Mohammed S, Mcgrath JE, et al. (2003) Time Matters In Team Performance: Effects Of Member Familiarity, Entrainment, And Task Discontinuity On Speed And Quality Personnel Psychology. 56: 633-669
McGrath JE, Arrow H, Berdahl JL. (2000) The Study of Groups: Past, Present, and Future: Personality and Social Psychology Review. 4: 95-105
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