Putting It Together: Small Group Communication

Whether you’re a person who thrives in small groups or one who would rather go it alone, knowledge of small group dynamics can be a powerful tool for achieving more productive and enjoyable collaboration. The more you know about the lifecycle of your group and about the various roles adopted by the group’s members, the more able you are to effectively do your part—whether supporting other members, checking off tasks, or leading the group toward completing its mission.