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    Group vs Team and types of communication

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    1). Our definition of a group is somewhat broad. Would you classify each of the following collections of people as a group? Explain why or why not.
    a. 70 000 people at a football game
    b. Students taking this course
    c. People in an elevator
    d. People on an escalator
    e. Employees of IBM
    f. Employees of the Strayer University bookstore

    2). A college classroom is a forum for a typical attempt at communication as the professor tries to communicate the subject to the students. Describe classroom communication in terms of the basic communication process outlined in chapter 11.

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    a. 70 000 people at a football game - Group
    b. Students taking this course - Group
    c. People in an elevator - Group
    d. People on an escalator - Group
    e. Employees of IBM - Team
    f. Employees of the Strayer University bookstore - Team
    Unlike a Group, a team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are ...

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    This solution distinguishes between groups and teams and the way communication works.

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