Group Cohesion: Theory & Definition


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What's a good metaphor that explains group cohesion?

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1. Why is knowing about group cohesion important?

2. What's probably the most important factor in whether group cohesion can positively affect group performance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Group cohesion theory is a key concept in the function of group success and performance, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its significance and effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you can expect to see questions on:

  • Group cohesion
  • Effects on group performance
  • Management techniques

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define group cohesion through the use of a metaphor
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the significance of group cohesion and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast factors that may affect group performance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding management techniques and group cohesion

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about the ways groups unite and work together? Check out the lesson, Group Cohesion: Theory & Definition, to get a better understanding of:

  • Negative effects of group cohesion on group task performance
  • Research findings on group performance goals
  • How group cohesion theory can help to determine the most effective management techniques