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Group Membership

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Micaylen Brenner

on 9 October 2014

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Transcript of Group Membership

*Knowing that you are not alone

*Being well Prepared

Group Membership
Schutz's Theory of Interpersonal Needs
*(FIRO) Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation

*Needs: Inclusion, Control, Affection

*Balance of the 3 needs --> Enhanced Group Performance
Member Roles
Helping Group Members With High Apprehension
*Supportive and Constructive Feedback

Follow "Feedback Guidelines"

Strategies for Reducing Communication Apprehension
*Relaxing Physically and Thinking Positively can help you get a better grade.

Letter to Yourself
Beblin Roles
Needs: Inclusion, Control, Affection
Passive or Aggressive
Member Assertiveness
*Assertiveness- speaking up and acting in your own best interests without denying the rights and interests of others

Chapter 3
*Member roles are based on the individual’s skills and behavior.

*Benne and Sheats Functional Group Roles:

3 functional categories:
-Task Roles
-Group Maintenance
-Self-Centered Roles

Belbin's Team Roles (Cont.)
Belbin's 9 Roles
Beblin's Team Roles
*Are some roles more essential than others?

*3 critical roles for effective group performance:
-Team Worker

*Belbin’s Team-Role Theory goes further
than Benne and Sheats.

*9 Roles

*Members roles should come

*No “pure” roles.
(Clarifies goals.)

(Pushes group to agreement.)

(Offers creative ideas.)

*Resource Investigator
(Shares external information.)

Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation
*Need is met: democratic member

*Need not met: autocrat
*Need is met: personal member

*Need not met: under personal or over personal member
Helping Group Members With High Apprehension (Cont.)
* Include and Encourage the apprehensive group member to participate.

* Stop Talking and give apprehensive group members a chance to speak.

Passive Members

*Passivity is when group members lack confidence and/or are reluctant to express their opinions and feelings

Passive vs. Aggresive Members
*Aggressiveness in groups are those who care mainly about self-interest

*You can ALWAYS improve your assertiveness skills

*How to improve:
-Express your feelings/opinions clearly
-Keep eye contact
-Good posture
-Strong voice
-Its okay to say NO

Assertiveness Skills
Managing Manipulators
*Manipulators- way people seek to influence and manage others, usually for self centered reasons

-Identify those who have this manipulative behavior
-Do not excuse this behavior
-Do not accept favors from these type of members
-Learn to say NO to them

Social Member vs. Oversocial Member vs. Undersocial Member
Democratic vs. Autocrat
Personal member vs. Underpersonal member vs. Overpersonal member
Please have a piece of paper and pen out.
As well, please sit with your tribe.

As Chapter 3 portrays, group membership has a large variety of characteristics. There are members with apprehension and members with assertiveness. It takes the participation of all group members and all group roles to have a successful group.
(Looks at progress & mistakes.)

(Creates action plan.)

*Team Worker
(Provides support to members.)

(Enforces deadlines and meetings.)

(Provides rare skills & expertise.)
*Best when roles are balanced
Current Event
Current Event
Current Event
*Passivity is when group members lack confidence and/or are reluctant to express their opinions and feelings
You will get your letter back at the end of the semester to see if you stuck to your plan of being a successful group member.
Loving Them, And Letting Them Grow
Chapter 3: Group Membership
Shutz's Theory
Member Roles
Reducing Apprehension
Helping Members with Apprehension
Member Assertiveness
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