Group Process Paper As a group we were a social unit of individuals who interacted with one another and had shared goals and motives as well as certain roles and norms. The functions of the group included information sharing, support and task completion. In relation to support, for example, we were exploring the meaning of cooperation and of interdependence. Our group had role-related structure and the task functions consisted of information seeker, coordinator, evaluator, and summarizer. Maintenance function roles included encourager and harmonizer, gate keeper and setter of standards. Personal roles included the help-seeking and recognition seeker roles. Bales viewed three stages of group development, each one of which is marked by a...The end:
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