Group Processes: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 2

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Group Processes is an accessible, research-based book on how groups develop and function. Grounded in theory and research, the text is written in a straightforward way with practical examples integrated throughout to hold student interest. Group Processes stresses how knowledge of group development can be applied to work groups, therapy groups, learning groups, and many others. Professionals or students of Group Processes in Psychology, Business Administration, Communication, Social Administration, or Education Start your next research project with a powerful assist! Research Navigatortrade; can be your best friend when you're facing a large research project. We know getting started is the hardest part, so Research Navigatortrade; takes you step-by-step through the research process. It gives you access to some of the most respected source databases available and shows you sample research papers and guidelines on how to prepare endnotes and bibliographies, too. Access to four databases of reliable, relevant source material. EBSCO's ContentSelectdatabase contains thousands of academic journals and periodicals. LinkLibraryoffers access to thousands of Web links. All sites are editorially reviewed for relevance and reliability. The New York Timeson the Webprovides unlimited access to every article published from January 1, 2002, to the present. FT.comoffers business information and data from the renownedFinancial Times. Search the news archive, the company financials database, and more than 200 special reports. If your instructor orderedResearch Navigatortrade;-a $15 value-you can get it FREE packaged with a new textbook.If your book did not come withResearch Navigatortrade;, visit to purchase immediate access today. Visit to get started on the road to better research! Start your next research project with a powerful assist! Research Navigatortrade; can be your best

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205412013
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 5/17/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 720,124
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Are Groups Real?

2. Models of Group Development.

3. Elements of Group Culture and Structure.

4. Stage One: Dependency and Inclusion.

5. Stage Two: Counterdependency and Fight.

6. Stage Three: Trust and Structure.

7. Stage Four and Five: Work and Termination.

8. The Individual and the Group.

9. Groups, Organizations, and Society.

10. Studying Groups: Who, What, Where?

11. Studying Groups: How?

12. Therapy, Counseling, and Personal Growth Groups.

13. Skills Training Groups.

14. Work Groups.

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