a job condition wherein the job is divided among a number of people, units, or groups, each of which performs separately with no flow of work between them and minimal if any contact or integration being necessary. The output of each individual, unit, or group is gradually surveyed and adds to the overall objectives of the establishment as a whole.

POOLED INTERDEPENDENCE: "The experiment will employ pooled interdependence for the purpose of structuring the tasks between several people."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POOLED INTERDEPENDENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pooled-interdependence/ (accessed September 17, 2021).