Does Social Cohesion Determine Motivation in Combat?

An Old Question with an Old Answer
July 30, 2006
Robert MacCoun, Elizabeth Kier, Aaron Belkin
Armed Forces and Society, Vol. 32 Number 4

Does Social Cohesion Determine Motivation in Combat? An Old Question with an Old Answer.

MacCoun, Kier and Belkin argue against the theory that successful unit performance is determined by social cohesion rather than task cohesion. 

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MacCoun, Kier and Belkin argue against the theory that successful unit performance is determined by social cohesion rather than task cohesion.

Does Social Cohesion Determine Motivation in Combat? An Old Question with an Old Answer.

MacCoun, Kier and Belkin argue against the theory that successful unit
performance is determined by social cohesion rather than task cohesion.