THRESHOLD THEORY

a hypothesis regarding group dynamics positing that conflict is advantageous and useful as long as it doesn't surpass the tolerance threshold of the group members for too long.

THRESHOLD THEORY: "The threshold theory was cultivated by Ernest G. Bormann, an American communication theorist."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THRESHOLD THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/threshold-theory/ (accessed March 30, 2020).
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