Unformatted text preview: Games Shows: Accountability, Goals Four Reel Family Feud Group and Competitive Game Shows "All teams are groups but not all groups are teams." Game shows There are several basic genres of game shows with a great deal of crossover between the different types. Quiz show involves members, sometimes as part of a team, involving answering quiz questions, for points or prizes. In some shows contestants compete against other players or another team where other shows involve contestants striving alone for a good outcome or high score. Game shows often reward players with prizes such as cash, or holidays and goods and services provided by the show's sponsors Reality games people compete against each other by answering quiz questions or solving puzzles. Quiz shows usually involve members of the public, but sometimes special shows are aired in which celebrities take part and the prizes are given to charity. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! are examples. Some quiz shows, such as the word games Password and Pyramid, pair celebrities and nonnotable citizens Dating games have become popular in recent years. In a reality show the competition usually lasts several days or even weeks and a competitor's progress through the game is based on some form of popularity contest, usually a kind of disapproval voting by their fellow competitors or members of the public. the original reality games, in which the prize is typically a wellfunded dating opportunity that one can only pursue with the individual one has 'won' on the show. They are also a type of date auction where competitors compete for dates not with money but with seductive powers or attractiveness or the promise of an enjoyable date or even ultimately marriage. They involve an element of chance or strategy in addition to a test of general knowledge. Legends of the hidden temple or double dare 2000 are example of this format combing luck and strategy. These are the most common game shows that involve relying on your team for help. Game shows that involve contestants completing stunts or playing a game. Team Accountability Team Accountability Team responsibility A team, rather than the individual members assumes responsibility for success and failure Team members must feel a sense of personal responsibility for the team's work. This feeling comes from the acceptance of team membership by the individual. Within the team, accountability for individual actions is crucial. Team members must hold one another accountable. When one person contributes a lot, he or she should be recognized, and when another fails to contribute, he or she should be held responsible. For example in Family Feud when someone hears the " " that person feels responsible, but then their family forgives and keeps on guessing until the question is answered. Everyone outside of the team views the team as one entity. When the team acts, others are able to ask any team member to answer for the team as a whole. The concern of the audience is with the total team product, not with how individual team members contributed to that product. No one who watches Family Feud roots for one guy, they root for the whole family like the Johnson's or the Rodriguez'. In fact, an emphasis on individual accountability to outsiders can work against team work because it unlinks the team members. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=iejf3YZboQ8 Accountability to other team members. Accountability to people who view the team. Individual Accountability Definition: Each member of the team shares an equal responsibility. They all need to put in effort in order for the team to be successful. Standards should be set at a limit that each member can attain. This helps prevent complete failure. Individuals should always keep a positive outlook. Individual accountability is whether or not each member has achieved the goal of the group. Helps individuals learn how to cooperate Individual accountability establishes a minimum standard of effort and performance for each team member to share the fruit of team success. makes them stronger. Members must take personal responsibility for their role in the team Each individual has their own responsibility Individual Accountability Each person also needs to be held accountable for their actions each person has their own roles and own parts to play to help the group as a whole otherwise, the group won't function properly because members might take advantage and not put in any effort Everyone needs to put in individual efforts and opinions and thoughts to make the team more creative and diverse as a whole A group needs different skills and individuality. Everyone needs to put individual skills together to enhance the success of the group Goals Develop team goals: Clear Goals: Everyone should be on the same page. Four C's: Clear, Cooperative, Challenging and Commitment Cooperative Goals: Interdependent Challenges Goals need to be as precise and clear as possible to avoid confusion not "just do our best" When trying to steal points away from the opposite team, everyone needs to be on same page for an answer otherwise you could end up loosing. It's in the best interest of one person to promote the team's goals Getting answer wrong Teams need challenges to spark, member's best efforts A strong opposing team, forces to work harder for fast money Challenging Goals: Denting the Universe Commitment Goals: A passion to succeed Commitment is the key to a successful team All family members need to have a commitment to the team otherwise they could loose the game. Misc. Applause Buzzer Bell ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course CMST 132 taught by Professor Kenyon during the Spring '07 term at CSU Chico.
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