Groups and Teams

  1. Groups =
    Teams
  2. things that define a great group:
    • decisions are fast
    • conflict is fostered and used effectively
    • group members get along
  3. factors of great group process
    • Leadership
    • roles and norms
    • rhythm and pacing 
    • conflict
    • having fun
  4. Leadership
    • set tone for activity of the group and allow all members to participate actively
    • 3 things great leaders do:
    •    provide legitimacy
    •    truly great leader "stays out of the way"
    •    Provide direction
  5. Role Problems
    • role conflicts
    • role expectations conflict with another-Devils advocate and harmonizer is hard)
    • role overload-(expectations overwhelm ability to be good teammeber.
    • Role ambiguity- expectations are unnknown to member
  6. Types of roles:
    • Task Roles
    •    Maintenance Roles
    •    Hindering Roles
  7. task roles
    • initiating
    • information or opinion seeking
    • clarifying
    • summarizing, 
    • consensus testing
    • devils advocate
  8. Maintenance roles
    • encouraging
    • harmonizing
    • expressing group feelings
    • gate keeping
    • compromising
    • standard setting
  9. Hindering Roles
    • Dominating
    • withdrawing
    • degrading
    • uncooperative
    • side conversations
  10. how norms are developed
    • Explicit statements by group members
    • critical events in group history
    • carry-over behaviors
    • Primacy(first behavior)
  11. why are norms enforced
    • help group survive and be productive
    • help clarify behavioral expectations for members
    • help individuals avoid embarrassing situations
    • help clarify group unique identity and central values
  12. Pacing
    • milestones- provide easy measure of progress
    • Deveopment of norms of pacing
    • consensus with qualifications- leader makes decision and moves on, reevaluate if time allows later
Author
texanpenguin
ID
346760
Card Set
Groups and Teams
Description
groups and teams for TCU rockett
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