SOC/110 Teamwork, Collaboration, and Conflict Resolution
SOC/110 THE VALUE OF TEAMS
SOC/110 WEEK 1 GROUP COMMUNICATIONS COMPETENCIES

SOC/110 THE VALUE OF TEAMS

SOC/110 Week 1

Teamwork, Collaboration, and Conflict Resolution

 

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Individual Assignment: 

Group Communications Competencies

Survey and Summary

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Group Communication Competencies Survey.

Write a 350- to 525-word summary of your results and ways to improve your competency.
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The Value of Teams

Option#1 Word Count: 913 words!

Option#2 Word Count: 872 words!

Write an 800- to 1,050-word paper responding to the following:
    • Identify and describe Tuckman's five stages of team development.
    • Forming
    • Storming
    • Norming
    • Performing
    • Adjourning
  • How might stronger team skills benefit you? How might you use teamwork skills in your

        job? Provide specific examples.
   • What is it like to participate in a virtual meeting, such as web-based, teleconference,

        and so forth?
  • Describe three ways in which this type of participation is different from participating in

       a face-to-face meeting.
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Individual Assignment:  The Value of Teams

Option #1: 1,265 words

Write a 100- to 200-word response to each of the following:

  • In what kind of teams have you participated?
  • How is communication in a team different from one-on-one communication, according to the text?
  • What are some advantages of teamwork? What are some disadvantages? Be specific.
  • Identify and describe the stages of team development.
  • How might stronger team skills benefit you? How might you use teamwork skills in your job? Provide specific examples.
  • What is it like to participate in a virtual meeting, such as web-based, teleconference, and so forth? Describe three ways in which this type of participation is different from participating in a face-to-face meeting.

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SOC/110 CREATING AN AGENDA
SOC/110 WEEK 2 EFFECTIVE TEAMWORK
SOC/110 WEEK 2 SUPPORTING ACTIVITY

Create an agenda for a virtual team meeting on a topic of your choice. Draw from your own experience working within a group

SOC/110 Week 2

 

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Creating an Agenda

Option #1: 546 words

Option #2: 683 Words!

Create an agenda for a team meeting on a topic of your choice.  Draw from your own experience working within a group with the goal of achieving a specific task. You may use your experience as a student working in a group, or develop a plan for a future learning team. Your agenda should include specific items requiring group discussion and
consensus.
  • In addition to the agenda, write a 200- to 350-word summary of the following:
    In a virtual meeting, how can you ensure a group is communicating
    effectively?
  • How can you ensure that each team member understands what the next steps are required to achieve the meeting's goals?

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Individual:  Effective Teamwork

Option #1: 543 words!

Option #2: 437 words!
Write a 200- to 350-word response to each of the following:

  • What are the characteristics of effective teams?
  • How do roles, needs, and diversity affect teamwork? Provide specific examples.
  • What are components of group diversity?

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Supporting Activity: Survivors

Word Count: 366 words!

Imagine you wake up on the beach of a small, rocky island along with your friends, uninjured. Your plane, partially submerged offshore, is mechanically and electrically incapacitated. The pilot and co-pilot are nowhere to be found. The island is about a mile from a larger landmass visible across the water. In contrast to your present surroundings, you see that the larger landmass contains vegetation.

Identify and discuss communication strategies to facilitate formulating a plan to deal with your situation. Include how you and your friends might function as a team to ensure that you all survive.

 

Supporting Activity: Building A Team Of Talent

Word Count: 240 words!

Watch and discuss "Building a Team of Talent" on this week's Electronic Reserve Readings page.

  • What strengths do you bring to a team at work?
  • How do you see your strengths fitting in and supporting the needs of a team?

 

SOC/110 WEEK 3 GROUP LEADERSHIP AND CONFLICT SUMMARY
SOC/110 WEEK 3 PLANNING A PLAYGROUND
SOC/110 WEEK 3 POLITICS OF SOCIOLOGY

"Planning a Playground" and "Politics of Sociology"

SOC/110 Week 3

 

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Individual: Group Leadership and Conflict Summary

Option #1: 1,159 words!

Option #2: 2,289 words!

Option #3: 1,340 words!

 

"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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SOC/110 WEEK 4 VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND LISTENING SKILLS

A business professional calls the support desk looking to use Excel to organize data for the monthly expense report.

SOC/110 Week 4

 

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Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and Listening Skills Paper

Option #1: 877 words!

Option #2: 1,609 words!

Option #3: 898 words!


Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Student Listening Inventory.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper discussing the following:

  • How do people communicate? Provide examples of verbal and nonverbal communication. How do you communicate nonverbally?
  • In what way can knowledge of nonverbal communication help your communication with others?
  • Analyze your results for the Student Listening Inventory. What do you do well? What can you improve on? What changes can you make in your behavior to become a better listener? What results do you expect to get from this change?

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SOC/110 Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills Action Plan

SOC/110 Week 5

 

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Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills Action Plan
2 Full PowerPoint Presentations WITH Speaker Notes Included! A+ Work!

Both Brand NEW 2017 Versions!
Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation with detailed speaker notes answering the following questions:

• What conflict styles have you encountered while working in groups? How will your approach to conflict change in the future based on what you have learned in this course?
• What group cohesion strategies will you apply in future team work? Describe these strategies and how they strengthen group work.
• What is your own decision-making style? Describe this style and how you will apply it to future group work.
• How will you approach problem solving in the future based on what you have learned in this course? Describe your strategies and how you will apply them to future group work.


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