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preview of things to Come…•What is a Group?                   •Preparing for group discussions•Why do we Join Group?      ...
What is a Group?• Stephen Robins defines a group as “ two or more individuals  interacting and interdependent, who have co...
why do people join ‘groups’?    &   Affiliation Motivation    &   Security    &   Satisfaction of needs    &   Shared inte...
The Characteristics of An         Effective Group&   Clear Purpose&   Climate&   Participation&   Listening&   Healthy Con...
ADVANTAGES OF GROUP DECISION-           MAKING Different views from different people. Increases individual motivation. ...
Disadvantages of Group Decision-           Making• Members can get slack.• Personal agendas may conflict  with group goals...
PURPOSE OF GROUP COMMUNICATIONTo share and exchange information and ideasTo collect feedbackTo arrive at a decision on ...
Significance of communication in             Corporate WorldHelps in Corporate BrandingHelps in Strategy Making and Impl...
Basic Concept of Effective      Communication
Process of Communication         MESSAGE              MESSAGESENDER             CHANNEL              RECIEVER             ...
Important Characteristics of a           Message       •   Objective       •   Distraction to the Message       •   Two-si...
Preparing for group discussions      K-A-S-H Strategies.         K – KNOWLEDGE        Social awareness        Knowledge in...
Preparing for group discussions      K-A-S-H Strategies.            S - Skills         Develop through practice.         P...
LEADERSHIPDefinition:A Davis described leadership as--the oneKeith      Leader isWho Knows The Way,            The process...
Functions of a LeaderPolicy MakerPlannerExecutiveExternal Group RepresentativeController of internal Group RelationshipCon...
Qualities of PR person as “Leader”Good personalityIntelligenceInitiativeInnovativeSelf ConfidenceCommunication Skill...
Autocratic Style    Consultative Style             Leadership               StyleLaissez –Faire                    Situati...
Skills needed to be a Good Team           Members Listening    Persuading             Sharing                 Respecting  ...
HOW ARE YOU EVALUATED IN YOUR     GROUP DISCUSSIONS?    Personality    Communication Skills    Knowledge    Leadership...
Personality Smartness – dress – smile on the face Cheerfulness – free from tensions and nervousness. Enthusiasm – attit...
Knowledge Relevance. – Topic related. Depth – in and out of the subject. Factual info  and data. leadership Initiative ...
Conclusion
Group can achieve this:-
SuggestionsNever try to bluff.Practice group discussion with friendson different subjects.Remember !speech is a powerfu...
Any Questions???
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  1. 1. preview of things to Come…•What is a Group? •Preparing for group discussions•Why do we Join Group? •Leadership•What are some Characteristics of •Functions of Leader.an Effective Group? •Leadership Style•What are Advantages & •Skills need to be a Good TeamDisadvantages of Group Problem- Member.Solving? •How are you evaluated in group•Purpose of Group Communication your Discussion?•Significance of communication inCorporate World•Basic concept of communication•Process of Communication•Important Characteristics of aMessage
  2. 2. What is a Group?• Stephen Robins defines a group as “ two or more individuals interacting and interdependent, who have come together to achieve particular objectives.”
  3. 3. why do people join ‘groups’? & Affiliation Motivation & Security & Satisfaction of needs & Shared interests and goals & Self-esteem & Status & Power & Goal Achievement
  4. 4. The Characteristics of An Effective Group& Clear Purpose& Climate& Participation& Listening& Healthy Conflict& Open Communication& Clear Roles and Assignments& External Resources& Functional Diversity
  5. 5. ADVANTAGES OF GROUP DECISION- MAKING Different views from different people. Increases individual motivation. It’s easier to identify mistakes. Team Decisions are better received by others. Group Work is more pleasant and fulfilling for most members.
  6. 6. Disadvantages of Group Decision- Making• Members can get slack.• Personal agendas may conflict with group goals.• Aggressive members can dominate – Status problems?• Members could be uncompromising.• Takes longer to reach a decision.
  7. 7. PURPOSE OF GROUP COMMUNICATIONTo share and exchange information and ideasTo collect feedbackTo arrive at a decision on important matters.To solve a problem which is of concern to the organization as a whole.To discuss the issues related to a particular topic in relation to the group itself or for the benefit of a larger audience.Helps in leaving behind “Self EGO”.Changes in Behavior and feelings.
  8. 8. Significance of communication in Corporate WorldHelps in Corporate BrandingHelps in Strategy Making and ImplementationHelps in Sales EnhancementEnables Crisis ManagementDevelops Global CompetenceHelps Information DevelopmentHelps Client DevelopmentHelps Client Sustenance
  9. 9. Basic Concept of Effective Communication
  10. 10. Process of Communication MESSAGE MESSAGESENDER CHANNEL RECIEVER FEEDBACK
  11. 11. Important Characteristics of a Message • Objective • Distraction to the Message • Two-sided Approach • Simplicity of the Message • Size of Attitude Discrepancy • Arousing Emotions (FEAR)
  12. 12. Preparing for group discussions K-A-S-H Strategies. K – KNOWLEDGE Social awareness Knowledge in current affairs. National and international issues A – Attitude Set your goal – plan actions Winning attitudes Continuing learning. Practice skills
  13. 13. Preparing for group discussions K-A-S-H Strategies. S - Skills Develop through practice. Presentation skills. Communication Skills Non-verbal skills H – Honesty Honesty all through your efforts. Admit your mistakes. Learn from mistakes.
  14. 14. LEADERSHIPDefinition:A Davis described leadership as--the oneKeith Leader isWho Knows The Way, The process of influencing and supporting others to work Goes The Way,enthusiastically toward achieving objective.And Shows The Way.
  15. 15. Functions of a LeaderPolicy MakerPlannerExecutiveExternal Group RepresentativeController of internal Group RelationshipController of Reward and PunishmentMediator
  16. 16. Qualities of PR person as “Leader”Good personalityIntelligenceInitiativeInnovativeSelf ConfidenceCommunication SkillsCoach and GuideDisciplinePatience
  17. 17. Autocratic Style Consultative Style Leadership StyleLaissez –Faire Situational Style Style
  18. 18. Skills needed to be a Good Team Members Listening Persuading Sharing Respecting Helping Participating
  19. 19. HOW ARE YOU EVALUATED IN YOUR GROUP DISCUSSIONS?  Personality  Communication Skills  Knowledge  Leadership and teamwork.
  20. 20. Personality Smartness – dress – smile on the face Cheerfulness – free from tensions and nervousness. Enthusiasm – attitude of taking that one step extra. Communication Skills Fluency – not speed. But right word in the right place. Clarity – Effectiveness of the message.
  21. 21. Knowledge Relevance. – Topic related. Depth – in and out of the subject. Factual info and data. leadership Initiative – taking the lead. Breaking the ice. Being in the forefront. Team Spirit. – ability to work with people. Cooperation and consolidation
  22. 22. Conclusion
  23. 23. Group can achieve this:-
  24. 24. SuggestionsNever try to bluff.Practice group discussion with friendson different subjects.Remember !speech is a powerfulweapon.
  25. 25. Any Questions???

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