Effects of team cohesion on team performance by michael sydney
Effects of teamCohesion on Team Performance
O The best and most memorable results and performances will be seen when it’s team cohesion is at its peak.
O 1. Team cohesion and it’s effect on team performance.O 2. Coaching styles and its effects on team cohesion.
O “dynamic process that is reflected in the tendency of a group to stick together and remain united in the pursuit of its instrumental objectives and/or for the satisfaction of member affective needs”
O Bragging About PlayersO Sarcasm and teasingO Motivational speechesO Quality of oppositionO Athlete Directed TechniquesO Team PrayerO DedicationO Change in Vocabulary
O group cohesion can be affected by deviant actions undertaken by members of a particular groupO essentially actions that are deemed negative will lower perceived team cohesion.
O Effects that poor team cohesion has on team performance outcomes
O both social and task orientated cohesion was clearly associated to successful performance outcomesO A 1996 women’s volleyball team that was predicted to win gold in fact ended up 7th due to internal conflict before the competitionO It was previously thought that the correlation between social cohesion and performance outcomes was zero
O Professional sporting team results are often assessed by means of a particular player’s statistics
O coaching styles and it’s effect on team cohesion
O strong in training and instructionO social supportO democratic behaviourO positive feedback and avoids autocratic decision making
O female athletes perceive their coach to be more democratic and positive while male athletes find their coaches to be more autocratic in nature
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