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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Date Book: 2002-07-31
Editor by: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
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Languages: English, French and German

This introductory text for group communication courses presents both classic and current theories of small group communication, focusing on how groups work. The authors' great attention to balancing theory and practice will doubtless continue to be praised by students and instructors alike in this the third edition of this best selling text. Highlights of this third edition include: - New! Group Motivation - Chapter 11: Motivation and Groups discusses the differences between, and the value of, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and rewards - New! Diversity and Participation section added to chapter three. This section establishes a framework for understanding and applying communication theory, methods, and tools to diverse groups in later chapters - New! Virtual Groups boxes feature in every chapter. In response to the fact that group interaction is no longer always face-to-face, the authors have added information on how to work in and lead virtual teams - New!Model of Leadership Effectiveness, applying and balancing leadership theories with an emphasis on specific leader functions, strategies, and communication skills - Expanded Instructors Resource Manual - This highly praised resource has been expanded to include: new features, assignments, exercises, assessment tools, test questions, and presentation software

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Genre: Group work in education
Date Book: 2006
Editor by:
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Languages: English, French and German

For many students, working in groups or teams can be a negative and frustrating experience caused by inadequate forming, contracting, planning and organising. This book contains activities and information about working groups and follows the journey a group may take from formation to termination.

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Genre: Social Science
Date Book: 1998
Editor by: Macmillan Education AU
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Languages: English, French and German

Examines the field of small group dynamics, focusing on the behaviour and processes typical of management, planning, decision making and learning groups. For this second edition, the "key concepts" approach has been retained.

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Genre: Group counseling
Date Book: 1982
Editor by:
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Languages: English, French and German

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Genre: Performing Arts
Date Book: 2013-03-18
Editor by: Pearson Higher Ed
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 400
Languages: English, French and German

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its 6th edition, Working in Groups provides readers with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. The authors use the guiding principle of balance while looking at both how groups work and how to work in groups. This accessible and user-friendly text gives readers the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills—helping them become more effective and ethical group members.

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Genre: Communication in small groups
Date Book: 1997
Editor by: Houghton Mifflin
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Languages: English, French and German

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Genre: Business & Economics
Date Book: 2014-01-16
Editor by: SAGE Publications
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
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Languages: English, French and German

An engaging, relevant text, Working in Teams explores the major concepts related to team success and prepares students to lead and work in and lead collaborative, interdependent environments. Authors Brian A. Griffith, PhD, and Ethan B. Dunham EdM, MBA, teach readers to accomplish specific goals in teams, foster the development of individual members, and transform “high-potential” groups into “high performing” teams. Readers will develop a strong, practical foundation in topics essential to effective teamwork: team design and development, interpersonal dynamics, leadership, communication, decision making, creativity and innovation, diversity, project management, and performance evaluation.

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Genre: Medical
Date Book: 2001
Editor by: Radcliffe Publishing
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Languages: English, French and German

In this introductory text, the author presents the law relating to child care and the reforms introduced by the Children Act 1989, assessing its impact on child care practice and procedures. Focusing on a practical interpretation of the law by the use of hypothetical examples, practice notes and recommendations, the book illustrates its relevance to those working in the caring and health professions, and incorporates details of various sets of Guidance and Regualtions issued by the Department of Health. In addition it provides an outline of adoption law, the principles of consent to treatment and the effect of surrogacy and "assisted reproduction" on the legal definition of parenthood.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Date Book: 2011-06-22
Editor by: The Open University
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
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Languages: English, French and German

This 8-hour free course explored team working, including how to create successful teams, team roles, managing conflict and evaluating performance.

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Genre: Education
Date Book: 2000
Editor by: Psychology Press
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 310
Languages: English, French and German

The book, rateher than a formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope ot negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective relationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other. It can also play a central role in developing key profesional skills, such as listening, presenting ideas, persuasion ...