Unit 15 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Explain how interpersonal factors influence the evolutionary nature of groups, including their size, norms, and the determination of primary and secondary groups.
  • Distinguish groups from teams.
  • Categorize the types and roles of group members and contrast the typical stages in the life cycle of a group.
  • Order the steps of Dewey's reflective thinking sequence.
  • Explain the basic principles of organizational communications.
  • Contrast leadership styles in terms of how they influence followers.
  • Use an understanding of group dynamics to explain relationships between leadership and teamwork.

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