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 communic
Chapter 5 Definitions Inclusion The need to establish and maintain satisfactory relations with others. Affection The need to establish psychologically close relationships to others. Communication Competence The ability and willingness to participate respo
Chapter 4 Definitions Planning The procedural skills of helping group members identify what needs to be done in what sequence to move from discussion to decision making.
Decision-making tasks The most common of group activities; the objective of the group
Chapter 2 Definitions Concrete Abstract Vocal Activity The amount of time a members talks in a group. A type of word that paints a broad generalization A word that is specific and clear
Nonverbal Communication 1. Vocalic o Derived from how voice is used;
Chapter 1 Definitions Group: 3+ members who identify themselves as a group and who can identify the interdependent activity or goal of the group. Group Size: The number of members in a group; the minimum number of members is 3 and the maximum number depen