Collaborative Conversation and Worksheet

University of Phoenix Material Group Communication Competencies Survey On a 5-point scale, where 5 is “extremely important” and 1 is “not at all important,” rate the following types of group competencies in terms of their importance for becoming a highly effective group member. Circle one number for each item. When you are finished, ask yourself this question: How competent am I in the “extremely important” areas
Member and Group Competencies
Extremely Important
Very Important
Somewhat Important
Not Very Important
Not at All Important
1. Understand the group communication process.
5
4
3
2
1
2. Reduce your nervousness when speaking in a discussion or meeting.
5
4
3
2
1
3. Understand, respect, and adapt to diverse group members.
5
4
3
2
1
4. Communicate openly and ethically.
5
4
3
2
1
5. Carry out critical task roles, by asking questions and summarizing ideas, and social roles, by encouraging and supporting members.
5
4
3
2
1
6. Influence group members to change their attitudes and behavior.
5
4
3
2
1
7. Use and interpret nonverbal communication effectively.
5
4
3
2
1
8. Develop clear group goals.
5
4
3
2
1
9. Listen appropriately and effectively to other members.
5
4
3
2
1
10. Intervene appropriately to resolve member and group problems.
5
4
3
2
1
11. Develop effective interpersonal relationships with group members.
5
4
3
2
1
12. Manage and resolve interpersonal conflicts.
5
4
3
2
1
13. Develop and follow a well-organized meeting agenda.
5
4
3
2
1
14. Actively contribute to group discussions.
5
4
3
2
1
15. Use gestures, body language, and eye contact effectively.
5
4
3
2
1
16. Demonstrate strong leadership skills.
5
4
3
2
1
17. Research and share important ideas and information with group members.
5
4
3
2
1
18. Use visual aids and presentation software effectively.
5
4
3
2
1
19. Plan and conduct effective meetings.
5
4
3
2
1
20….