Quiz #3 Chapters 5&6
thelen's principle of least sized groups
a group should be as small as possible so long as it has all the expertise and diverse points of view to complete task well
a consistant pattern of behavior or other observable characteristic
a cluster of values and beliefs someone holds about another person or type of people, an object, or a concept
Communication Apprehension (CA)
the anxiety/fear of speaking in a variety of social situations
passive aggressive behavior
totally different and sabotages group work
individuals ability to interpret multiple signals simultaneously. Ask more questions
refers to the degree to which a person monitors and controls self-presentation in social situations.
preference for procedural order (PPO)
a trait characterized byneed or desire to follow a clear, linear structure during problem solving.
High PPO do better in choosing among alternatives when dealing with a highly structured problem-solving.
what are the 4 personality dimensions
focus on the inner or outer world
extra: sociable and talk to figure out
intro: work alone and no interrupted
assesses the type of info group members prefer to use. they prefer to dream about possibilities an make connections
individuals who prefer to make decisions. careful analysis of evidence
concern show people organize the world around them. perceivers are spontaneous and flexible
a pattern of behavior displayed by and expected of a member of a small group
refers to a specific position
ex. " a groups chair"
refers to a unique role created out of members' behaviors that emerge from the interaction of the members
fulfill task roles exhibit behaviors that contribute primarily to accomplishing the goals of a group
initiating and orienting
role work to reduce tension, increase solidarity and facilitate teamwork
motivated by personal needs that serve the individual
reminds us that group members are often simultaneously members of other groups.