Creating Effective Groups: The Art of Small Group Communication

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9780965502993: Creating Effective Groups: The Art of Small Group Communication

Creating Effective Groups is designed to give a straightforward, yet comprehensive introduction to the study of small group communication, group decision-making, group problem-solving, group dynamics, leadership, and team-building. Creating Effective Groups provides your students the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to communicate more effectively and interact more productively in any small group setting.
Unique Features
Focuses on fundamental concepts and practical skills without getting bogged down in lengthy theoretical
discussions.
Founded on the idea that every group member, not just the leader, contributes in significant ways to
creating the task and social dimensions of any group.
Discusses the psychological factors and variables of group interaction using the author's counseling as
well as communication studies training.
Illustrates the need for the skills and concepts presented in the chapters using real-life stories and
examples.
Employs a warm, friendly, and encouraging writing style to keep your students engaged and involved in
the learning process.

Creating Effective Groups provides students the opportunity to practice, develop, and implement a variety of communication skills to help encourage, guide, and inspire the group to success!

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About the Author:

Randy Fujishin is a speech communications professor as West Valley College. He is also the author of Creating Communication, Gifts From the Heart, and The Natural Speaker.

Review:

While useful reading for any group member, it is an absolutely essential study for group leaders. (Midwest Book Review)

A very practical primer on working in groups that is also strongly grounded in theory.

This little book is crammed full of all the important concepts of group work.

An excellent journey for skills building; practical, easy to read, well organized.

If you are responsible for getting results from the small group process, this work has to be a 'must' on your reading list. (The Journal Of Academic Librarianship)

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