Sindhuja group discussion

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Sindhuja group discussion

  1. 1. GROUP DISCUSSION
  2. 2. DEFINITION <ul><li>Group discussion is a technique, art and comprehensive tool to judge the worthiness of students and their appropriateness for the job. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a systematic and purposeful interactive process. </li></ul><ul><li>It reflects the inherent qualities of an individual. </li></ul>
  3. 3. METHODOLOGY OF GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Seating Arrangement. </li></ul><ul><li>Stipulated Time Period. </li></ul>
  4. 4. IMPORTANCE OF GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Problem Solving. </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality Assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Making. </li></ul>
  5. 5. PERSONALITY TRAITS <ul><li>Ability To Work In A Team. </li></ul><ul><li>Reasoning Ability. </li></ul><ul><li>Assertiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude And Confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening. </li></ul>
  6. 6. CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Agreement On Group Goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal Oriented Interaction. </li></ul><ul><li>Agreement On Procedures. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-operative And Friendly Atmosphere. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Communicative Techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Equitable Distribution Of Participation. </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Leadership. </li></ul>
  7. 7. TYPES OF GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Topic Based Group Discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>Case Based Group Discussion. </li></ul>
  8. 8. TOPIC BASED GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Single Topic Based. </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Topic Based (2-3 In Number). </li></ul>
  9. 9. BASED ON THE NATURE OF TOPICS <ul><li>Factual. </li></ul><ul><li>Controversial. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract. </li></ul>
  10. 10. FACTUAL <ul><li>Education Status In India. </li></ul><ul><li>Software Scenario. </li></ul><ul><li>State Of Aged In India. </li></ul><ul><li>India’s GDP. </li></ul><ul><li>Public Sector In India. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CONTROVERSIAL <ul><li>Reservations Should Be Removed. </li></ul><ul><li>Women Make Better Manager. </li></ul><ul><li>Marijuana Has A Medical Value. </li></ul>
  12. 12. ABSTRACT <ul><li>Blue Dot. </li></ul><ul><li>The Number 10. </li></ul><ul><li>Z Is The Last Alphabet Of English Language. </li></ul>
  13. 13. GOLDEN RULES FOR DISCUSSION <ul><li>Courtesy is required at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion of other members’ motives is never allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>No one may speak a second time until everyone wishes to do so have spoken once. </li></ul>
  14. 14. GUIDELINES <ul><li>Discuss About Ideas And Issues And Not Personalities. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen And Reflect To What Others Are Saying. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Be Aware Of One’s Own Feelings. </li></ul><ul><li>Trust Others Self-restraint And Civility. </li></ul><ul><li>When Someone Says In A Sexist, Racist, Homophobic Or In An Inappropriate Way, Gently Invite HimHer To Self Correct. </li></ul>
  16. 16. SELECTION GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Subject Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Oral Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Team Management Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Skills </li></ul>
  17. 17. KASH STRATEGIES <ul><li>K- KNOWLEDGE </li></ul><ul><li>A- ATTITUDE </li></ul><ul><li>S- SKILLS </li></ul><ul><li>H- HONESTY </li></ul>
  18. 18. PREPARATION FOR A GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Topic Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Discussing Opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Discussing Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Discussing Case Studies </li></ul>
  19. 19. GROUP DISCUSSION STRATEGIES
  20. 20. <ul><li>Getting the GD started </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing Systematically </li></ul><ul><li>Creating A Friendly Atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Moving the Discussion Along </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting Optimal Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Handling Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Closure </li></ul>
  21. 21. FACING GROUP DISCUSSION EFFECTIVELY
  22. 22. <ul><li>Initiation </li></ul><ul><li>Main Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizing </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Group Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating Your Group Discussion Performance </li></ul>
  23. 23. GROUP INTERACTION STRATEGIES <ul><li>Exchanging Opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Exchanging Suggestions And Proposals </li></ul>
  24. 24. EXCHANGING OPINIONS <ul><ul><li>Asking For Opinions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving Opinions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting Opinions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balancing Points Of View </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreeing And Disagreeing </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. EXCHANGING SUGGESTIONS AND PROPOSALS <ul><ul><li>Requesting Suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Making Suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepting And Rejecting Proposals </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. DO’S FOR A GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Define The Topic Or The Issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze Its Scope And Implications. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen To the Views Of Others Intently. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage And Provide Reticent Members To Speak. </li></ul><ul><li>Be Brief And To The Point In Presenting Your Views. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Proper Body Language. </li></ul>
  27. 27. DONT’S FOR A GROUP DISCUSSION <ul><li>Don’t Be Assertive In Presenting Your Views. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Monopolize The Discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Make Any Personal Remarks. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Jump To Conclusions. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Speak Continuously For A Long Time. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Speak In Monotone. </li></ul>

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