Communication in Groups and Teams (The Nature of Groups and Teams (What…
Communication in Groups and Teams
The Nature of Groups and Teams
What Makes a Group a Team
Team members are proud and they work together to face and solve problems
Virtual and Face-to-Face Groups
Virtual: Communicate through online social media in groups instead of face-to-face.
What is a Group
Group: Consists of a small collection of people who interact with one another, usually face to face, over time in order to reach goals.
Leadership and Communication
They should try their best to accomplish, to reach theor goals and they should trust each other.
Becoming a Leader
Being a leader should: participate frequently, demonstrate competence, being assertion instead of aggression, support other members and provide a solution in a time of crisis.
Approaches to Leadership
Leaders should have specific skills and their ways of dealing with things should be well accepted by team members.
Goals of Groups and Their Members
Such as win a contest, create a product, provide a service and so on.
Different people join the group for different reasons and have different goals.
Followership and Communication
Types of Followers
Include Isolates, Bystanders, Participants, Activists and Diehards.
The Power of Followers
Include Expert power, Connection power, Reward power, Coercive power and referent power.
it is interesting to realize that group members all have different individual goals. 2. I would like to know more about different types of followers and learn examples. 3. I would like to know can virtual communication be effective as face-to-face communication.
Characteristics of Groups and Teams
Patterns of Interaction
People will have more chance to communicate when they are in a group and socialize with different people.
Roles define patterns of behavior expected of members
Rules and Norms
Guidelines that governs group members' behavior