Chapter 6 - Chapter 6 Definitions Dependence A relationship...

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Chapter 6 Definitions Dependence A relationship created with or accepted from other group members that puts the individual in a subordinate position. Communication Climate The atmosphere that results from group members’ use of verbal and nonverbal communication and listening skills; can be defensive or supportive. Defensive Climate A communication climate based on negative or threatening group interaction. Supportive Climate A communication climate based on positive group interaction. Evaluation A dimension of a defensive communication climate in which a group member uses language to criticize other group members. Description A dimension of a supportive communication climate that occurs when a group member responds to the idea instead of evaluating the group member who offered the idea. Controlling Behavior A dimension of defensive communication climate in which the sender assumes to know what is best for others. Problem Orientation
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course HSLS 250 taught by Professor Lee during the Winter '10 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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