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Terms in this set (30)
A virtual group is
A small group whose members interact online
The —— identified six steps and owes its formulation to philosopher John Dewey's insights into how people think
The small group format in which the members are experts, the discussion is informal, and the audience may freely interject comments or questions is called a
The forum part of a symposium forum small group refers mostly clearly to the
Asking and answering of audience questions
At a convention of the National communication association, one session consists of 3 speakers who each deliver a relatively prepared presentation much like a Public speech. After the speeches are presented the audience asks questions of the speakers. This convention sessions most clearly follows the format known as the
In research of online messages, it was found that people were more likely to comment on a message when that messages was —— than when it was ——-
Negative , positive
Rules of standard known as —— identify which behaviors are considered appropriate and which are inappropriate
Small groups and teams use a wide variety of channels. When interactions take place online, the groups are called ——- groups
A —- group is a small group that is assembled and subjected to a kind of in-depth review, often for market research
At the —— stage of a small group interaction, the group may reflect on what it has done and perhaps on what remains to be done. Some groups may even evaluate their performance at this stage.
When a group engages in a brainstorming session, members should
Be informed beforehand about the issue to be discussed
The stages of small group interaction are similar to the stages of
To discover how a target audience might react to a new ad campaign, marketing executives
Conduct focus groups
The diversity committee at state U. Is a long standing committee with a stable membership. During the first meeting of the year, Sam, a relatively new member of the group,asks, "what are the plans for fall orientation?" Given that the group has a high context culture, which of the following is the most likely response to Sam's question?
We will probably do the same thing we did last year
Which of the following statements about small groups is true?
All grounds have some type of organization among them
In small group decision making, ——- means reaching agreement. The agreement doesn't have to be unanimous, rather, it is something that the group members can live with
Which of the following is true of brainstorming ?
It encourages creativity
The members of XYZ corporation arrange themselves in a circular pattern, then share relevant info and attempt to solve a problem without any set pattern of who speaks when. These members are using the small group format known as
which of the following is the best example of a small group?
A university committee charged with building community on campus
According to the text, the best way to define a problem is as a(n)
Open ended question
Group norms are rules or standards identifying which behaviors are appropriate and inappropriate
People riding in the Same car of a commuter train constitute a small group
The nominal group technique is a method of problem solving that used limited discussion and confidential voting to obtain a group decision
In the roundtable format, a series of prepared speeches are formally presented
The establishment of formal rules is an essential aspect in the definition of a small group
Members of work groups in high context cultures spend a lot of time getting to know each other before engaging in small group interaction.
In the —— decision making method, group members voice their feelings and opinions, but the final decision is made by the boss or leader
Evaluation of ideas during the brainstorming period itself is encouraged
Dewey's problem solving process starts with which of the following.?
Definition and analysis of the problems and establishment of criteria for evaluation solutions
It didn't take Matthew long to realize that everyone at his new company takes longer than the prescribed 1 hour for lunch, now Matthews lunch is over an hour, like everyone else's. In this instance, a longer lunch is an example of a group ——