Individuals tell about their expectations from and for the group, and soon a structure, or a set of rules, begins to emerge. When individuals wish to create a group, they start by communicating. They establish the group by accepting the rules. As the members continue the course of making decisions while communicating, limitations or weaknesses in the structure start to become apparent. The members then modify the rules according to their preferences and needs.
Group Interaction - How is the group interacting? Are we a cohesive bunch? Are we doing our work? Group interaction should be organized such that group members feel comfortable to be engaged in all necessary discussion withing the group. Making it an obligation for each group member to participate and interact fully will keep the group quite active.
A sense of trust is established among the team members and this makes it better for the work environment. Some teams don 't get passed the morning stage of the group development. when the team enters the performing stage the disagreements are less and the members know what to say to each other to calm each other down if disagreements ensue among themselves. The team leader is not needed in the key day-to-day activities of the project. The team leader watches as the team collectively accepts their various milestones in the project.
It’s a time when individuals try to get acquainted with each other and discuss issues while observing the general environment. At this stage, members seek absolute guidance because they don’t realize the functionality of personality in the group. Additionally, during this stage, members tend to show the good side of their character i.e. tries to be respectful and avoid attitude that will not portray a basic decorum. Finally, there’s an excitement of involvement in the formation of a group meant to accomplish a purposeful task and members get to discover how the group will function in their various roll (Bauer & Erdogan, 2009, p. 191).
The focus is on whether to be in or out of the group as one is not sure to what extent will, he or she is supposed to get involved with the group. Members are concern about their boundary issues, identity and significant presence towards the group. Members are not feeling secured to conform their belongingness to the group. As example, in order to clear their thought, members will consider whether their welfare are taken care by the leader and whether the group members are aware of their presence. In this phase, the inclusion interaction is tentative and involve the process of getting to know one another by chatting on some safe social
Introduction Before I joined this class I have less idea about the group dynamic what is means, and what will do. In general, I was think group dynamics is interesting and will improve our self and it is important of future. Know after I finish this subject , the group dynamics was actually interesting subject . It helps me to improve myself to be better because every member want to work together to achieve for our goals. So I know there are many skills that must everyone have it.
For example, ‘What should the outer-circle groupmates do to make those in the inner circle safe while falling backwards?’ Open-ended questions have to be raised to facilitate the discussion, for instance, ‘Are all of you considering this trust game dangerous?’ In order to enhance self understanding and increase communication among groupmates, reflection of content should be often applied to clarify groupmates’ thoughts and feelings, such as, ‘Let’s tell everyone why you don’t want to play the games.’ Wording like ‘Let us …… together’ is good to motivate groupmates’ participation
Encouraging your team members to contribute their ideas, opinions and thoughts through open discussion is important. Banks could ensure that group norms exist within the company. One of the main points to avoid group think is to keep away from quickly criticising other ideas and insulting other team members. From the Nyberg report it is clear that there can be many actions taken to ensure group think does not occur in the future. From the above discussion it is clear that constraints and rules need to be developed for the future to avoid group think from occurring again.
Groups If all of your friends jumped off of a cliff, would you jump too? The age-old creed of chastising mothers everywhere highlights the dynamic of a group, the group mind, and the effect it can have on the individual behaviors thought processes. While the concept is highly praised and sought after, individuality is simply an illusion that we live in in order to facilitate a facade of being special and unique. As a society, we need to accept the reality that we are not unique, but are simply pawns in larger clique constructions. In a world where everyone is included in some type of group, it becomes increasingly important to not only understand the impact group thinking can have on you, but also to understand how to think as an individual.