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Module 18 - Lecture


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Module 18 - Lecture

  1. 1. Working and Writing in TeamsModule 18Date
  2. 2. Members of successful teams...✤ Seek information and opinions.✤ Give information and opinions.✤ Summarize.✤ Evaluate.✤ Coordinate.
  3. 3. Members of enjoyable teams...✤ Encourage participation.✤ Relieve tensions.✤ Check feelings.✤ Solve interpersonal problems.✤ Listen actively.
  4. 4. Negative Behaviors in a Group✤ Blocking✤ Dominating✤ Clowning✤ Withdrawing
  5. 5. Type of Leadership in Groups✤ Informational✤ Interpersonal✤ Procedural
  6. 6. Leading without Arrogance...✤ Smile✤ Share✤ Suggest✤ Think✤ Volunteer✤ Ask
  7. 7. Characteristics of SuccessfulGroups...✤ Setting clear deadlines, scheduling frequent meetings, and dealing directly with conflict.✤ Listening to criticism and making important decisions together.
  8. 8. Groupthink✤ the tendency for groups to put such a high premium on agreement that they directly or indirectly punish dissent.
  9. 9. How to avoid Groupthink✤ Consciously search for additional alternatives.✤ Test assumptions.✤ Encrouage disagreement and protect the right of people in a group to disagree.
  10. 10. Responding to Group Problems...✤ Make sure that the people involved really disagree.✤ Check to see that everyone’s information is correct.✤ Discover the needs each person is trying to meet.✤ Search for alternatives.✤ Repair bad feelings.
  11. 11. Effective Responses to Criticism...✤ Paraphrasing.✤ Checking for feelings.✤ Checking inferences.✤ Buying time with limited agreement.
  12. 12. You-Attitude in ConflictResolution...✤ What do you think of our text’s discussion of you-attitude in conflict resolution on page 325?✤ What do you think of the examples they offer?
  13. 13. Stages of Collaborative Writing...✤ Planning✤ Composing✤ Revising✤ Editing and Proofreading
  14. 14. More tips for a successful group...✤ Extra time.✤ Familiarity.✤ Responsibility.✤ Sensitivity.✤ Written agreement is better than oral agreement.
  15. 15. Questions?
  16. 16. Homework...
  17. 17. (18.1) What are the three kinds ofgroup leadership?
  18. 18. (18.2) What is groupthink?
  19. 19. (18.3) How do you use you-attitude during conflict?
  20. 20. (18.4) What strategies produce thebest co-authored documents?
  21. 21. Thank you.