SOC 100 Week 3 Group Leadership and Conflict Summary.DOC

SOC 100 Week 3 Group Leadership and Conflict Summary

Resources: Ch. 7, 8, and 9 of Communicating in Small Groups, and the Week 3 videos, "Planning a Playground" and "Politics of Sociology"

Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word summary of your responses to the following, after completing the collaborative Week 3 discussion associated with the "Planning a Playground and "Politics of Sociology" videos.

Group Interaction

  • How clear was the intent of the discussion?

  • How prepared were your group members for the discussion?

  • Did everyone participate equally in the discussion?

  • Were group members open to different points of view?

  • How would you describe the overall climate of the discussion?

  • Did you feel your group was productive in the discussion? Did you use the time efficiently?

  • What strategies can you use in future discussions to increase productivity and outcomes?

  • What approach will you take next time to increase group cohesion?


Video Analysis - "Planning A Playground"


  • What are the issues in this meeting?

  • What did they do well as a group?

  • Can you identify constructive or deconstructive conflict occurring in this group? What are some key indicators? What conflict styles do you see?

  • Based on what you learned this week, how might you handle this situation differently?


Video Analysis - "The Politics of Sociology"


  • What are the issues in this meeting?

  • What did they do well as a group?

  • What types of conflict do you see in this video? Provide examples.

  • There is a clear leader in this video. What can he do to be a better leader for this group?

  • Based on what you learned this week, how might you handle this team situation differently?


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