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example of each type (e.g. conformity -Asch study) Understand the stages of group development model and the research on the modelUnderstand the punctuated equilibrium model of group process. Be familiar with the inputs into the group process (e.g., size, membership)Understand the relationship between team diversity and team performanceKnow the difference between homogenous and heterogeneous groups and the effects of each (e.g. diversity-consensus dilemma).Chapter 8 (Teams and Team Performance) Be familiar with the team building approachesKnow how each of these has a role in team processes and how a team should address these: entrytask versus maintenance- what type of activities fit in each roles (ambiguity, overload, conflict, etc.)norms (be able to identify different types of norms), cohesion, and the relationship between norms and cohesionhow to manage cohesionBe familiar with the 3 group communication networks. Be able to identify each. Know the 6 methods for making group decisionsWhat are the advantages and disadvantages of consensus?Know the 8 symptoms of groupthink and ways to avoid groupthinkBe familiar with tools for improving group decisions (e.g., Brainstorming)The following films are related to chapters 7 and 8 and you should be able to apply them to both.Be familiar with the movie 12 Angry Men (focus on the following two questions from the discussion questions list: Did you notice any or all of the stages of group development in the jury's process? If so, which ones and why? Did you see any evidence of groupthink?)

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