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What Is Effective GSS Facilitation? A Qualitative Inquiry into Participants' Perceptions

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What Is Effective GSS Facilitation? A Qualitative Inquiry into Participants' Perceptions
Facilitation in GSS meetings is considered among the most important critical success factors for effective GSS application. A considerable amount of research on GSS facilitation has been carried out, yet this research has been biased by a facilitator’s perspective. In this study, we investigated participants’ perceptions of effective GSS facilitation. Based on transcripts of interviews with participants, we produced a comprehensive overview of tasks and behavior that participants felt were crucial for the effective facilitation of GSS meetings. Comparison and contrast with existing facilitation task taxonomies showed that our results complement existing insights and add further detail to it. Group Support Systems (GSS) are designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of meetings by offering a variety of tools to assist the group in the structuring of activities, generating ideas and improving group communications [6,13]. Various studies suggest that GSS may save 50-90% of ...
Gert-Jan de Vreede, Jessica Boonstra, Fred Niederm
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Type Conference
Year 2002
Where HICSS
Authors Gert-Jan de Vreede, Jessica Boonstra, Fred Niederman
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