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Unformatted text preview: for its members by communicating empathy, communicating caring, and giving assistance. Communicating empathy means you can understand or feel what the other person is feeling. The second way you can communicate support to a group member is to tell him or her so. Once you understand what an individual is experiencing and you've demonstrated empathy, you can go the next step and communicate your concern. In addition to demonstrating empathy and communicating caring, you should offer your assistance to other group members if you have an inclination to help and are in a position to do so. 7. Trusting others. 8. Groupthink: when groups are too cohesive. Making group members feel successful, included, acknowledged, supported, and trusted are five ingredients that make group members feel committed and dedicated to one another. But you must be careful that your group does not become too cohesive....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Lu Tian