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Learning Outcome 3 - Group Dynamics 2/3

Learning Outcome 3 - Group Dynamics 2/3

Benjamin Cox

on 20 August 2014

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Transcript of Learning Outcome 3 - Group Dynamics 2/3

What is Cohesion?

‘A dynamic process that is reflected in the tendency for a group to stick together and remain united in the pursuit of its goals and objectives
(Carron, Brawley, & Widmeyer, 1998).
Creating an effective team climate
Factors affecting cohesion
According to Carron's (1982) model of cohesion, four factors can affect the cohesiveness of a team! In your teams, use your mobile phones to each research one the four factors. Produce a short list with information on each of the factors
Social vs. Task cohesion
Team Cohesion - P5/M3/D2
Lesson aim and objective (s)
Aim - To provide a comprehensive overview to cohesion and its impact upon sport performance
Group Activity 1
Using the words on your table, fill in the missing parts from the athletes interview
Group Activity 2
#Eyesontheprize = Distinctions
Unit 17 - Psychology for sports performance

Staff Cox (HHC Sports Lecturer)

Whats the difference?
Tuckman's (1965) Stages of group development
What stage would this be?
Steiners model of group effectiveness
Actual productivity = Potential productivity - losses due to faulty group processes
Coordination or Motivational faults?
Coordination or motivational loss?
Ringleman effect
Social loafing
Interactive vs. Co-active groups
Learners will be able to provide 1 definition of team cohesion

Learners will be able to differentiate between social and task cohesion

Learners will be able suggest ways in which teams and coaches can create an effective team climate

Learners will be able to propose how incidents/behaviours/relationships can impact the cohesiveness of a team
Cohesion, What is it? and why are sport psychologist's so interested in it?
There are two types of cohesion, does anybody know what they are?
Why is this team cohesive?
Why is this team cohesive?
Social Cohesion: Pub team?
Enjoy each other's company
Enjoyment not dependent on result
Task Cohesion: Bayern Munich?
How well team members work together
Work to achieve common goals and objectives
In your groups, defend either task or social cohesion and justify why it has the biggest influence upon sport performance! Use the A3 paper and justify your points!
Creating an effective team climate
What can a COACH and TEAM MEMBERS do to create an effective team climate? Think about the things your coach and you do throughout the course of a competitive season?!
''You will do as I say Adam''
''Training in the rain? No thanks''
''Lets train with a rugby ball''
''We all try our best at all times''
''Can I make another change''?
Communicate well
Set individual goals
Develop team goals (Senecal, Loughead, and Bloom, 2008)
Know your individual team members
Individual role clarity (Beauchamp, Bray, Eys, and Carron, 2002)
Encourage team identity
Minimise changes/group sizes (ringlemann?)
Team members
Team Members:
Help each other
Take responsibility for own actions
Put in maximum effort
Resolve conflicts
Get to know each other
Team building/bonding sessions (Hacker, 2001., Kornspan, 2009)

Closer in terms of location
Smaller in size
=Greater opportunities to interact and form relationships
Characteristics of group members
Similar aims and objectives
Similar backgrounds, attitudes, opinions and commitment
=Increased cohesiveness
Leadership styles, behaviours, communication
Compatibility of coach-athlete personalities
=Impact on cohesion
Duration spent together
Experience success/failure
Involved in decision making
= Increased productivity and cohesiveness
Social cohesion
Task cohesion
Carrons four factors
Leadership factors
Environmental factors
Personal factors
Team factors
Assignment 2 (P3/P4/M2) due before 4pm on Friday 14th February - NO EXCUSES
Now complete the worksheet!

Positive or negative influence on team cohesion?
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