Presentation on theme: "Group Communication Group: Three or more individuals who interact over time, depend on each other, and follow shared rules of conduct in order to reach."— Presentation transcript:
1 Group CommunicationGroup: Three or more individuals who interact over time, depend on each other, and follow shared rules of conduct in order to reach a common goal.Ideal size: 4-7Team: Special type of group characterized by different and complementary resources of members and a strong sense of collective identity.
2 Strengths: Limitations: Group Communication Greater Resource More ThoroughGreater CreativityGreater CommitmentLimitations:Time ConstraintsConformity Pressures (Groupthink)
3 Factors that affect Group Communication CohesionGroup SizePower RelationshipsInteraction Patterns Chain Wheel All-ChannelGroup Norms: Rules v. NormsCultural DifferencesLeadership Styles: Democratic, Autocratic, Laissez Faire
4 Types of Group Communication TaskProceduralClimateEgocentric
5 Group Communication Types of Groups Problem-Solving Group Learning GroupGrowth GroupSocial Group
6 Decision Making in Groups Group CommunicationDecision Making in GroupsConsensus: Win-WinVoting: Win-LoseCompromise: Lose-LoseAuthority Rule/Group Ratification
7 Agenda for Decision Making Group CommunicationAgenda for Decision MakingDefine the ProblemAnalyze the ProblemEstablish CriteriaGenerate SolutionsSelect Best SolutionImplement DecisionAction Plan to Monitor and Fine-tune
8 Group Communication Roles in Groups FUNCTIONAL ROLES Content and RelationalDYSFUNCTIONAL ROLES RelationalBlockerAggressorDeserterDominatorRecognition SeekerJokerCynicInitiator/ContributorInformation SeekerOpinion SeekerElaborator/ClarifierCoordinatorDiagnosticianEvaluator/CriticSupporterTension RelieverHarmonizerFollower
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