The Essential Guide to Group Communication
Third Edition   ©2018

The Essential Guide to Group Communication

Dan O'Hair (University of Kentucky) , Mary O. Wiemann (Santa Barbara City College) , Andrea M. Davis

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-06845-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06845-5; Format: Paper Text, 96 pages

1. Foundations of Communicating in Small Groups and Teams
What is Communication?
                      What is Group Communication?
                      What Are the Benefits of Effective Group Communication?
                      How Does Group Communication Differ from Other
                      Forms of Communication?
2. Participating in Small Group Communication
                      What Makes a Good Group Member?
                      What Makes a Good Group?
                      Techniques for Improving Communication in Groups
                      Special Group Types and Techniques
                      Evaluating Competence in Group Communication
3. Leadership and Decision Making in Groups and Teams
                      The Role of Leadership in Group Communication
                      Factors Influencing Decision Making in Groups and Teams
                      The Process of Decision Making in Groups and Teams
                      Evaluating the Decision-Making Competence of Groups and Teams
4. Communication in Organizations
                     The Need for Effective Communication in Organizations
                     How Does Organizational Communication Differ from
                     Other Types of Communication?
                     Developing Effective Skills in Organizational Communication
                     Summary