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