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work group

any group of people whose primary objective is to perform a set of assigned tasks. The degree to which this collection becomes a cohesive unit with a distinct identity determines whether a work group becomes a team. See also action group; task-oriented group.

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two-parameter model

two-parameter model

in item response theory, a model that specifies two parameters affecting an individual’s response to a particular test item: (a) the difficulty level of the item and (b) the item discriminability. See also Rasch model; three-parameter model.