CMN103 2010-02-23

CMN103 2010-02-23 - CMN103 2010-02-23 What is a group? o 3...

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CMN103 2010-02-23 What is a group? o 3 or more members o Has a common goal or purpose o Follows similar rules, norms, and constraints What roles do groups play in organizations o Decision making o Seminars o Conferences o Training Task and social roles in groups o Task orientation versus social orientation Task orientation behaviors: Ask for and offer opinions, suggestions, information, etc. about task o Social orientation behaviors Express (un)friendliness, dramatizing, joking, storytelling, solidarity, etc. o Men are more task oriented, women are more social orientated o Contextual factors influencing task and social orientation of men and women Intimacy/closeness of group members Length of interaction Expertise demands of task (masc. vs. fem. Tasks) Leadership o Leadership can be determined by: Amount of talking time Number of tasks initiated Asking people o Difference types of leaders Task-based leaders Social-based leaders
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course CMN 103 taught by Professor Palomares during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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