Chapter 6 Notes

Chapter 6 Notes - Chapter 6 Notes: Group Motivation I. The...

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Chapter 6 Notes: Group Motivation I. The Role of Motivation a. Group Motivation: provides inspiration, incentives, and reasons that move group members to work together to achieve a common goal b. Optimal Group Experience: when group members are highly committed and inspired i. In order to achieve optimal motivation, your group must negotiate several dialectic tensions 1. Worthy goal that motivates both individual members and group as a whole 2. Must balance both task and social dimensions by encouraging members to complete tasks and by promoting strong and interpersonal relationships 3. Support and reward member engagement and accommodate members who need to disengage at times II. Member Motivation a. Motivating by Meeting Member Needs i. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: 1. Satisfiers: (deficiency needs) basic needs: physiological and safety needs a. Money for food, shelter, job security, health-care and life insurance benefits, opportunities to advance in a career etc. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course COMS 217 taught by Professor Zeuschner during the Spring '10 term at Cal Poly.

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Chapter 6 Notes - Chapter 6 Notes: Group Motivation I. The...

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