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Communication Public Speaking Lecture by Christine Moore Communicating in Groups Group communication Small groups consist of three to 20 people Most work or school study groups average five persons Families are another type of group With advances in technology, you are also likely to be a part of a virtual group Task roles of group members Task roles help the group get things done Types of task roles are: Initiator – generates ideas and initiates group work Information giver – provides input and data to group Information seeker – asks for clarification and reminders Moderator – assists group in communicating Recorder – takes minutes of meeting discussions Interpersonal roles of group members Harmonizer – acts as a peace-keeper Gatekeeper – keeps discussion on task and makes sure everyone has the opportunity to provide input Facilitator – monitors the group climate Interpersonal roles help the group function as a team and build relationships Counterproductive roles of group members
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