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Theories of Small Groups

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • Communication,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication,
  • Small groups

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMarshall Scott Poole (Editor), Andrea B. Hollingshead (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9471575M
    ISBN 100761930760
    ISBN 109780761930761

    Get this from a library! Theories of small group development. [Raye Kass; Concordia University (Montréal, Québec). Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies.]. Specializing in leadership and small group behaviour, she is the author of Theories of Small Group Development and co-author of three other books. Dr. Kass currently spearheads group theory courses in both the undergraduate and graduate level. Professor Kass is highly involved within the Department’s teaching profile, having taught seventeen.

    and among small groups. Examined are group formation, the nature of group-based influence, processes of group decision making, and conflict resolution within groups. Throughout, I have attempted to emphasize three key ideas about the nature of small groups. First, group phenomena are often at odds with what conventional wisdom suggests should. Examples include Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice (cited under Textbooks), Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, (cited under Edited Books)and Small Group Research (cited under Basic Issues in Analyzing Groups). Scientific conferences, especially the Nags Head summer conferences (held every year from to ), have.

    integrating models and theories of small groups into a set of nine general theoretical perspectives. Theories of Small Groups is the first book to assess, synthesize, integrate, and evaluate the body of theory and research on small groups across disciplinary boundaries.". Topics include the structure and formation of groups and the roles that individuals play within groups, as well as more applied areas such as co-operation and conflict, teamwork, leadership and decision-making in small groups. Throughout the book theory, research and concepts are applied to real-life and everyday social behaviour.


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Bruce Wayne Tuckman () is probably best known for a short article – ‘Developmental sequence in small groups’ first published in Theories of Small Groups book, the vast bulk of his published work has been concerned more broadly with educational research and educational psychology.

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When teachers direct small group instruction, the teacher meets with three to five students and teach or review a concept. recommend N. Carter’s “Group Explorer”herefor exploring the structure of groups of small order.

Earlier versions of these notes (v) described how to use Maple for computations in group theory. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I thank the following for providing corrections and comments for earlier versions of these notes. The theory as a whole isn’t used much anymore, but parts of it — workplace efficiency, training, and cooperation — are the foundation of some of the most successful businesses on the planet.

5) Theories X And Y. Insocial psychologist Douglas McGregor () published his book The Human Side Of Enterprise. In it, he outlined. Explain the Constellation Model of Small Group Communication. Identify some of the Components of Small Group Communication.

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Making Small Groups Work: What Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know, Henry Cloud & John Townsend This book is a must for group leaders. It provides a game plan for how leaders can help their groups to grow spiritually, emotionally, and relationally.

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In this impressive collection of original essays, the reader is introduced to nine different perspectives that have guided the development of theories and research concerning the nature of Brand: Marshall Scott Poole. Small groups are important communication units in academic, professional, civic, and personal contexts.

Several characteristics influence small groups, including size, structure, interdependence, and shared identity. In terms of size, small groups must consist of at least three people, but there is no set upper limit on the number of group members. I love this book because it talks about how to effect change when you're not in a position to simply dictate change.

Most of us as small-group pastors can't just declare that groups will be a priority at our church. We can't unilaterally decide we need another staff member. And we certainly can't make people join groups.

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The Small Group Example of the Early Church The remarkable growth of the early church in the book of Acts established the critical role small groups play in evangelism, missions, and discipleship. In ActsLuke reported believers. The eighth edition of Small Group Communication: Theory and Practice presents a collection of readings from the most well-known researchers and practitioners in the field.

This comprehensive anthology spans a broad range of topics in communication theory, research, and : Randy Y. Hirokawa.Theory and Research on Small Groups reintegrates that work back into the mainstream of social psychology. The more recent `issues-oriented' approach has not only resulted in many interesting findings-it has also applied basic social psychological theory in new ways and, moreover, led to new theoretical developments that deserve more attention.Theories of Small Groups is the first book to assess, synthesize, integrate, and evaluate the body of theory and research on small groups across disciplinary boundaries.