Chapter 15 Q&A - Chapter 15 1. Computer mediated...

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Chapter 15 1. Computer mediated communication is most central to what type of small group? a. Symposium b. Forum c. Virtual d. Community 2. Which of the following is NOT a common problem in virtual groups? a. Lurkers b. Misunderstanding about who is speaking to whom c. Communication moving faster than people can process it d. Recall of information is more difficult 3. Which of the following characteristics most accurately defines a group? a. Definable membership, each member acting independently, direct interaction, established leader b . Interactive through communication, identifiable membership, interdependence to satisfy needs, sense of shared purpose c. Members interact personally, designated leader, identifiable membership, collective identity d. Strong cohesiveness, elected leader, identifiable membership, behave as a unit
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4. If you notice a group you are leading exhibits several symptoms of groupthink, which of the following actions does the text recommend as a corrective? a. Transform the group into a virtual group b. Designate mindguards c. Split the group into smaller, separate groups d. Focus on increasing cohesion to build consensus 5. When groups are able to accomplish more than individuals in the group, it is known as: a. Positive synergy b. Group maximization c. Group energy d. Consensus 6. A small group of experts taking turns to relay information to an audience is what type of presentation format? a. Panel b. Symposium c. Consensus
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d. Forum 7. The small group presentation format where the audience controls the flow of information by asking a small group questions is known as a: a. Symposium b. Panel c. Forum d. Roundtable 8. Jerry's Dairy Company every Wednesday has a meeting where every department head sits with the
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Chapter 15 Q&A - Chapter 15 1. Computer mediated...

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