Ch 18: Group Dynamics & Team Building

About This Chapter

These lessons will build your understanding of group dynamics and team building. See information on team development stages, and examine activities to use at work for team building.

Group Dynamics & Team Building - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help improve your knowledge of group dynamics and team building. Examine how to use team building to increase group cohesion. Take a close look at other lesson information, like:

  • Qualities of knowledge, skills and abilities of group members
  • Definition and theory of group dynamics
  • Group behavior

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6 Lessons in Chapter 18: Group Dynamics & Team Building
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Becoming a Cohesive Group: Using Team Building to Increase Group Cohesion

1. Becoming a Cohesive Group: Using Team Building to Increase Group Cohesion

Have you ever wondered why some groups seem to work better together than others? In this lesson you will learn what it means to be a cohesive group and how team building activities can be used to increase group cohesion.

The Stages of Team Development

2. The Stages of Team Development

You've noticed that many companies are moving toward working in teams. How do they do it? What does it entail? This lesson explains what to expect from team development and how to work through each stage.

Team Building Activities for Work

3. Team Building Activities for Work

Great team building activities boost productivity, improve communication and strengthen morale. In this lesson, learn about effective team building activities and how to choose the right one for your team.

Qualities of Group Members: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

4. Qualities of Group Members: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Groups have a lot of dynamics, and in many ways, those dynamics are made up of the members in the group. Each member brings different knowledge, skills and abilities to the group, and in this lesson, we will address those three key areas.

What Are Group Dynamics? - Definition & Theory

5. What Are Group Dynamics? - Definition & Theory

Learn about group dynamics and the theory behind understanding these processes. Learn about the factors that affect group dynamics with some real-life examples.

Group Behavior in Social Psychology: Definition & Influences

6. Group Behavior in Social Psychology: Definition & Influences

Do individuals behave differently in groups than they would on their own? How do group dynamics affect our decision-making skills? You'll learn about the benefits and potential pitfalls than can come from belonging to a group.

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