Communication 161

  1. Number of people that makes an ideal group?
    5-7 People
  2. What is a Dyad?
    Group of two
  3. What is Synergy?
    Using more opinions- two heads are better than one.
  4. What is interdependent?
    (of two or more people or things) dependent on each other.
  5. What are Set Norms?
    Set Norms are rules set within a household or workplace.
  6. What is the age that language is developed?
    Language is developed by the age of 5
  7. Negative roles (5) what are they?
    • Controller- boss/take over
    • Pleaser- Agrees no opinion 
    • Blamer- won't take responsibility 
    • Distracter- Off task
    • Ghost- Absent/physically not there
  8. Verbal
  9. Nonverbal
    Body Language, Eye contact, Space, Posture, Gestures
  10. Transactional
    Simultaneous- Speaker/listener 
  11. What is a Message?
    Information to convey.
  12. What is encoding/decoding?
    • Encoding- Making the message (verbal/nonverbal).
    • Decoding-Making sense of the message.
  13. What is noise?
    Noise is interference.
  14. What is background/channel?
    • Background - What you bring (Experiences)
    • Channel - Verbal and or nonverbal
  15. What are the four listening barriers?
    • Noise
    • Excessive
    • Rapid thoughts
    • Lack of Focus
  16. Difference between Parroting vs Summarizing?
    • Parroting - Word for word repeating
    • Summarizing - Same words just in your words
  17. What are the difference between Low Context dimensions vs High context dimension?
    • Low context dimension- Words that are form (Oral & Written).
    • High context dimension - nonverbal more important (unspoken & Implied).
  18. What is Individualism and what society can be associated with.
    Individualism is "i" mentality America would be a prime example.
  19. What is a Collectivism and what society can be associated with. 
    Work together for the good of the group.
  20. Competition vs Collaboration
    • Competition - Winning= good losing= bad
    • Collaboration - Working together
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