COMM 112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Social Skills, Trait Theory, Chronemics

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COMM 112 STUDY EXAM REVIEW
Formal roles
-Assigned roles that are assigned by group members
Types of Formal roles:
Leaders:
Represents the group
Responsible to communication
Moving the group to complete their goal
Recorder:
Records the actions that take place
Documents all activities
Critical Advisor:
Challenges the group in a constructive manner
Forces the group to rethink a decision position
Informal roles
-Emerges through group interactions
Types of Informal roles:
Task Leader:
Takes harge ad assues resposiility to oplete the group’s goal
Socio-emotional leader:
Concerned with building and maintaining the group relationship
Information Provider:
Synthesis and contributes information
Central Negative:
Challenges the group decisions
Tension Releaser:
Comic relief, uses humor to ease the tension
Deviant Roles
Types of Deviant roles:
Airhead
Purposefully acts stupid
Aggressor
Attacks other members task
Blocker
Disagrees frequently
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Clown
Makes a fool of themselves
Dominator
Attempts to show superiority
Egghead
Acts smarter than everyone
Recognition Seeker
Boastful
Self Confessor
Expresses unrelated feelings
Whiner
Complains about being in the group
Approaches to Leadership
1. Trait Approach- People inherently posses characteristics hat distinguish tem as leaders or
followers.
a. Psychical traits- Appearance of the leader
b. Personality trait: Extroverted, introverted, etc.
c. Communication Behaviors: Verbal aggression, communication apprehension, etc.
d. Social skills: Networking skills
2. Style Approach- Leadership display different styles , which in teen has a different impact on
group outcomes .
a. Democratic - Equal say
b. Authoritative- Main Leader decides
c. Laissez-fair- People decide
Emergent Leader Approach
-Focus on group interactions
-Eliiates eer fro leadership roles util soeoe’s roses up
A. Commination characteristics
1. Be hesitant in speech speak fluently
2. Use nonverbal movement to communicate
3. Be supportive of and concerned for the welfare of others
4. Say and do what members want
5. Not control resources to demonstrate power
6. Contribute procedural and task relevant messages
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