a.Give the definition of "Group" in your own words.
Group refers to an action group composed of three or more people. Members of the group abide by the same rules and act together for the same goals
b.Discribe the detailed characterictics of the groups
1. Interdependence: group members assist each other, help each other and are independent of each other.
2. Common goals: the main driving force for members to act together
3. Group personality: the identity of individual members within the group.
4. Commitment: the action commitment and desire jointly issued by team members.
5. Cohesion: team members are attracted to each other and under unified leadership.
6. Group conflict: the phenomenon that groups attack each other and express dissatisfaction with each other.
7. Social promotion: the situation that one releases energy to promote the overall development.
8. Gender difference: the difference between men and women in body and mind will lead to different actions.
9. Group size: the number of people in a group.
10. Norm: the standard of unified action of group members.
C.How to make the group members get into a positive participation during the group communication?
1. Relevance: members' comments should be related to the topics and objectives of the discussion, and attention must be paid to the topics of discussion without deviation.
2. Relevance: ensure that the next topic is related to the previous content
3. Timeliness: feedback opinions and suggestions to the group in time to get due attention and attention.
4. Enough space: make sure your comments are long enough to make your point.
5. Clarity: the terms used to express opinions should be accurate to avoid unnecessary misunderstanding and affect judgment.
6. Information: make sure your statement is accurate and objective. When appropriate, use sources of information and choose unbiased sources.
7. Openness to evaluation: criticism should not be ignored or avoided. Members must remember that evaluation can only be constructive if they focus on contributions rather than on individuals.
8. Provocation: challenging views can also be positive. As long as the purpose of this kind of discourse is for the growth of the group, we should not oppose this view.