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Combining the most recent research findings with the practical tools students need to become productive group members, this leading text covers secondary groups of all kinds: work groups, committees, task forces, self-directed work teams, and other small groups whose objectives include finding solutions to problems, producing goods, and creating policies.
Table of Contents
|The Foundations of Communicating in Groups|
|The Small Groups in Everyone's Life|
|Human Communication Processes in the Small Group Context|
|The Small Group as a System|
|Developing the Group|
|Diversity and the Effects of Culture|
|Members and their Roles|
|Small Group Throughput Processes|
|Communication and Group Culture: Tensions, Fantasy, Socialization, Norms, and Climate|
|Leading Small Groups: Theoretical Perspectives|
|Leading Small Groups: Practical Tips|
|Improving Group Outputs|
|Problem Solving and Decision Making: Theoretical Perspectives|
|Problem Solving and Decision Making: Practical Tips and Techniques|
|Managing Conflict in the Small Group|
|Group Evaluation and Observation Tools|
|Tools for Assessing and Evaluating Groups|
|Preparing for Problem-Solving Discussions: Informational Resources for the Group|
|Making Public Presentations of the Group's Output|
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