Group CommunicationXCOM/285 Checkpoint Wk6
How does group communication differ from individual communication?
When you are in a group or part of a team, there are a lot of ideas that can be place on the table from many different people. However, when you are the individual with the idea, then there is no conflict. Group communication can be a difficult skill there are numerous members, who may have differing views on the subject /issues, There is always the chance of disagreements as well. Regarding individual communication, disagreements and making decisions is much easier, because you are the only one involved making the process.
Define group communication in three to five sentences.
Group communication is a skill in which people comes together to solve certain problems and issues, depending on the issue, subject, and/or problem these groups could be made up of people from all over. Groups share their knowledge and sometimes there are some conflicts but what comes out of the conflict is mutual agreement in what they have done. Group communication provides the opportunity for people from different walks of life to come together to understand each other in cooperation.
* What conflict resolution strategies could be used in case of disagreement?
The first thing to do is to reduce the number of conflicts in the group, by Make responsibilities and ground rules clear at the beginning. Discuss problems as they arise, rather than letting them fester till people explode. Realize that group members are not responsible for each others’ happiness.
What strategies can be used to foster group communication? Provide examples of how these strategies can be used.
Two strategies that organizational groups are using is; the standard problem-solving and dot planning process
Standard problem-solving - problem solving can be valuable structure and predictability through application in three key elements of the problem solving process: problem escalation, problem...