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Theory table 1 Group Theories Tables Justin Grunigen Wednesday October 24, 2007 PSY/430 University of Phoenix
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Theory table 2 Group Theories Tables Refer to the assigned reading and complete the following tables for Week 1. First, provide an example of each group type. Then summarize each theory and provide an example of its application to the workplace. Type of Group Example (use an example from your own life or someone you know) Primary Family and my close friends Social Baseball and basketball teams in high school, and study groups at school Self-help Trainer helped me work out more efficiently at the gym to accomplish goals Learning Learning teams at the University of Phoenix Service A friend of mine belongs to a local labor union in New York Work Meat department works together as a team to accomplish daily goals public No personal example, public state legislature or city council meetings Group Dynamics Theory Brief Theory Summary Application to the Workplace Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Ranks critical needs: physiological (needs of the body), safety (people join together for protection and shelter), belongingness (wanting to be liked), esteem (desire to feel important and valued), and self- actualization (personal reward of becoming the best we can) With Winn-Dixie, the physiological needs would come from breaks and lunches, safety comes from the store alarm system, belongingness and esteem is developed through interpersonal interactions, and self-actualization comes into play through simply performing the job efficiently Schultz’s FIRO Theory FIRO- Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation Concentrates on three interpersonal needs for inclusion (to belong, be involved, be accepted), control (feel competent, confident, influential, and important), and affection (need to feel that other like Inclusion for me occurs when my manager tells me I have done a good job, or he could not have done it without me. Since I am the assistant manager I have a great deal of control and influence over day to day activities and tasks. The other also have a great deal of respect for me, which is where I get affection.
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Theory table 3 us) Tuckman’s Stages
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