Communicating in groups and teams (The nature of group and teams (What is…
Communicating in groups and teams
The nature of group and teams
What makes a group a team
People who interact with one another via mediated channels, without meeting face-to-face.
What is group
Goals of groups and their members
Goals that a group collectively seeks to accomplish.
Individual motives for joining a group.
Characteristics of groups and teams
Patterns of interaction
A graphic representation of the interaction patterns in a group.
The patterns of behavior expected of group members.
Rules and norms
An explicit, officially stated guideline that governs group functions and member behavior.
Shared values, beliefs, behaviors, and procedures that govern a group's operation.
Leadership and communication
Dimensions of leadership
Balancing task and relational goal: the leadership grid
Becoming a leader
A member who assumes leadership roles without being appointed by higher-ups.
Followership and communication
Types of followers
The power of followers
Examples from my life
I also have an experience that I lead a group. I succeeded to lead a group since I have used some good leadership styles.
What made you want to find out more
I want to find out more about the rules and norms.
What surprised you in the readings
I am surprised that there are there are so many roles, such as formal roles, task roles......
What bothered you
I am confused about Emergent leader. How can emergent leader assume leadership roles without being appointed by higher-ups?