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In Mixed Company

Communicating in Small Groups and Teams (with InfoTrac) (Wadsworth Series in Speech Communication)

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        StatementWadsworth Publishing
        PublishersWadsworth Publishing
        LC ClassificationsAugust 7, 2003
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 50 p. :
        Number of Pages98
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        ISBN 100534606695

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In sum, you have done a terrific job with many aspects of this text: The inclusion of current examples keeps the readings fresh. Expansive coverage of group roles includes detailed discussions of the types of informal group roles as well as comprehensive explanations of task, maintenance, and disruptive roles.

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Table of Contents Preface COMMUNICATION COMPETENCE IN GROUPS Myths about Communication Myth 1: Communication Is a Cure-all Myth 2: Communication Can Break Down Myth 3: Effective Communication Is Merely Skill Building Myth 4: Effective Communication Is Just Common Sense Communication Defined Communication as Transactional: Mutually Influential Communication In Mixed Company a Process: The Continuous Flow Communication as Sharing Meaning: Making Sense Verbal Communication: Telling It Like It Isn't Nonverbal Communication: Wordless Meaning Communication Competence Effectiveness: Achieving Goals A Matter of Degree: From Deficiency to Proficiency We Not Me Oriented: Primacy of Groups Appropriateness: Following the Rules Rule Violations: Consequential Effects Rule Changes: No In Mixed Company Rules Intercultural Challenges: Individualism-Collectivism Achieving Communication Competence Knowledge: Learning the Rules Skills: Showing, Not Just Knowing Sensitivity: Receptive Accuracy Commitment: A Passion for Excellence Ethics: The Right and Wrong of Communication Definition for a Group Groups: More than People Standing at a Bus Stop Interpersonal Communication and Public In Mixed Company Ungroups Questions for Critical Thinkers Video Case Studies CHAPTER TWO: GROUPS AS SYSTEMS Interconnectedness of Parts Ripple Effect: A Chain Reaction Synergy: One Plus One Equals a Ton Negative Synergy: Results Beyond Bad Adaptability: A Changing Environment Dynamic Equilibrium: Managing Stability and Change Dealing with Difficult Group Members: Bad Apple Spoilage Boundary Control: Regulating Input Communication Methods of Boundary Control: Erecting Barriers Physical Barriers: Protecting Group Space Psychological Barriers: Member in Name Only Linguistic Barriers: Having to Speak the Language Rules: Permission Not Granted Roles: Staying in Bounds Networks: Controlling Information and Interaction Flow Open and Closed Systems: Setting Effective Boundaries Influence of Size Group Size and Complexity Quantitative Complexity: Exponentially Complicated Complexity and Group Transactions: Size Matters An Organization: A Group of Groups Questions for Critical Thinkers Video Case Studies CHAPTER THREE: GROUP DEVELOPMENT Primary Dimensions of Groups Task and Social Dimensions: Working and Relating Building Cohesiveness: Bringing Us Together Encourage Compatible Membership Develop Shared Goals Accomplish Tasks Develop a Positive History of Cooperation Promote Acceptance of Group Members Periodic Phases of Group Development Forming: Gathering Members Reasons We Join Groups: Motivation Member Diversity: The Benefits and Challenges of Difference Storming: Feeling the Tension Primary Tension: Initial Uneasiness Secondary Tension: Later Stress and Strain Norming: Regulating the Group Types of Norms: Explicit and Implicit Sources of Norms: Without and Within the Group Degree of Conformity: Strength of Group Pressure Why We Conform: Fitting In Conditions for Conformity: When We Bow to Group Pressure Addressing Nonconformity: When Groups Get Tough Performing: Group Output Motivation to Perform: Social Loafing and Social Compensation When Groups Outperform Individuals: Three Heads Are Better Than One When Individuals Outperform Groups: No Magic in Groups Questions for Critical Thinkers Video Case Studies CHAPTER FOUR: DEVELOPING THE GROUP CLIMATE Positivity versus Negativity Negativity Bias: Agile, Funny, Smart, Friendly, But Unethical The Magic Ratio: Emphasizing Recognition and Praise Competition and Cooperation Definitions: Conceptual Clarity Competition: Winners Take All Cooperation: Winners All Individual Achievement: Going It Alone Hypercompetitiveness: Winning Is Everything Constructive Competition: Tempering Hypercompetitiveness Culture and Hypercompetitiveness: Different Values Cooperative Group Climates: Cultivating Positivity Communication and Group Climate Defensive and Supportive Communication: Shaping Climates Criticism versus Description Control versus Problem Orientation Manipulation versus Assertiveness Indifference versus Empathy Superiority versus Equality Certainty versus Provisionalism Incivility versus Civility Listening: Enhancing Positivity Shift Response versus Support Response: Focusing on Me or Thee?

The stories that emerge unsettle comfortable certainties about who belonged where in colonial society. The subtleties can be nearly undetectable by those in the majority, unless they have been trained in diversity and inclusion.