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24 Cards in this Set

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in order to become more descriptive in trying to develop a supportive group climate we should use..
-i statements and not we
- make your descriptions specific
cooperation promotes achievement and performance for most groups because..
- trying to achieve excellence is different than trying to beat out others
- resources are used more efficiently in a cooperative climate
formal roles
roles that are assugned by an organization or group leader
traits perspective
leaders are born not made
functional perspective
views leadership as a completer for task requirements and social or maintenance needs
selling stlye
part of hersey and blanchard leadership model, high relationship and high task, tries to convince followers to accept directives
participating style
hersey and blanchard leadership model, low task, high social, encourages shared decision making
gatekeeper- expediter
controlling channels of communication and flow of info, encouraging eveness of participation, promoting open discussion
devil's advocate
challenging the prevailing point of view for the sake of argument in order to test and evaluate ideas is this role
theory of psychological reactance
argues that the more someone tries to control us, the more inclined to resist such efforts
hidden agendas
personal goals of group memebers that are not revealed openly and that can interfere with group accomplishment
one way to become a leader in a group
manifest conformity to the group norms, values, goals
general patterns of leader emergence teaches that
-quiet group members are usually not leaders
- leaders can blend task and social tasks
-leaders are well informed and intelligent
- those who are dictorial are usually not leaders
the tendency to overvalue a shocking example and undervalue statistical info
t/f roles are not statis, they can change according to group needs
thou shalt nots
- be uniformed
- be late to meetings
- be sluggish in participation
when can competition be constructive?
- when winning is not important, teams are equally matched, rules are fair
winning at all costs, even if hurting others
t/f provisionalism counteracts the defensive communication pattern called uncertainty
superiority vs.
certainity vs.
indifference vs.
evaluation vs.
what should you do in order to retain the leader role?
accept accountability for your actions, fulfill your groups expectations, demonstrate your competence as a leader