Small Group Dynamics
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For this discussion, think of Chapter 1 as a basic knowledge resource; doing so gives us a common foundation of knowledge and build upon what you’ve learned.
This assignment requires you to delve into peer-reviewed academic journals that are not included in the course materials I’ve provided. You will draw upon information from at least one article/research study from a peer-reviewed academic journal published during the time period 2015-2021 to support your original contribution in response to two of the following:
1. Explain the relationship between group cohesion and group climate. Be specific.
2. Describe the process of group member socialization in an online environment (like this class). Include specific examples.
3. Identify the three main types of group conflict; describe at least one strategy for managing each of the three types of conflict.
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