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chapter 8: group cohesion
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Define cohesion and differentiate between task and social cohesion
cohesion is a dynamic process that's reflected in the tendency for a group to stick together and remain united in pursuit of its instrumental objectives and/or for the satisfaction of member affective needs. task cohesion refers to the degree to which group members work together to achieve common goals and objectives, social cohesion reflects the interpersonal attraction among group members.
does cohesion lead to winning or does winning lead to cohesion?
common goal of winning can lead to cohesion
discuss the relationship of cohesion to 4 factors besides winning.
-environmental factors-family member expectations, scholarships
-personal-individual satisfaction, orientation, differences
-leadership factors- behavior, style, coach-athlete
-team-group task, group success, ability desire for group success
Discuss the importance of cohesion to team performance considering coactive and interactive sports.
cohesion increases performance for interactive sports ex: basketball as well as coactive sports ex: golf. requires team members to work together and coordinate their actions.
Discuss how cohesion is related to social support.
the more cohesive a group is, the greater an influence it has on individual members to conform to the group's norms. teams higher in cohesion can better resist disruption than teams lower in cohesion. teams that stay together longer tend to be more cohesive, which leads to improvements in performance. Research on social support suggests a positive relationship between the social support an individual receives and her evaluations of group cohesion.
Describe 3 critical elements regarding how expert coaches view cohesion.
<fundamental elements of team building-coaches believed that team building was bringing a group of people together, establish mutual goals, and unifying individuals to achieve those goals.
<team environment- coaches emphasize the importance of organization and planning because they provided consistency and stability for the athletes that contributed to a more positive environment in which team building could take place.
<coach's role and characteristics-coaches believed that their job was to facilitate, moderate, and supervise the team to keep it moving in the right direction. coaches believed that their leadership style was central to team building, although they stressed the importance of player involvement with analogies such as " steering its own ship"
Explain what is meant by the Direction of Causality.
refers to if cohesion leads to performance success or vice versa. cause/ effect relationship
measuring preceded performance
describe the guidelines for building team cohesion.
-explain individual role in team success
-develop pride w/in subunits
-set challenging group goals
-encourage group identity
-avoid formation of social cliques
-avoid excessive turnover
-conduct periodic team meetings
-enhance team efficacy
-know the team climate
-get to know others- enhance personal disclosure
Describe the barriers to croup cohesion.
-clash of personalities in the group
-conflict or task or social roles among group members
-breakdown in communication among group members or between the group leaders and members
-one or more members struggling for power
-frequent turnover of group members
-disagreement on group goals and objectives
Explain what group members can do to increase group cohesion.
-get to know members of group
-help group members whenever possible
-give group members positive reinforcement
-communicate honestly and openly with coach or leader
-resolves conflicts immediately
-gives one hundred percent effort at all times
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