journal #2 - Hamilton Nguyen Spch 1321 Prof Kopecky People...

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Hamilton Nguyen Prof. Kopecky Spch. 1321 3/19/08 People described the word group as assembly of people; such as commuters at the train station, sightseers on walking tour of the downtown area, and the rock band at a local night club. But, in a business environment, the word group may be interpreted differently. From the textbook “Communicating at work” on page 255, the definition of work group is “a small, interdependent collection of people with a common identity who interacted with one another in order to reach a common goal.” An example of workgroup can be compared such as a group project for specific assignments. We can inferred that workgroup required some kind of leadership to function as a whole, therefore Ronald B. Adler and Jeanne M. Elmhorst (authors of communication at work) identified and propose that leadership is a “vital ingredient in coordinating in a workgroup” and it have different approaches to complete specific tasks. Referring to the textbook, pages 260-262, leadership consisted with variation of expressions such
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course SPCH 1321 taught by Professor Courtneykopecky during the Spring '08 term at Tarrant County.

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