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Cohesion

Desire of group members to achieve their goals
Can be task or social

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Co action

Everyone completes the same task at the same time but separately.

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Interaction

Everyone completing different roles but having to integrate them all together

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Carrons Antecedents

Factors affecting cohesion

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4 types of carrons antecendents

Environmental factors - group size, age, geography
Personal factors - group similarity, gender, aspirations
Team factors - ability, stability, desire for success
Leadership factors - leader style, leader-team relationship

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Takes cohesion

Individuals work together to achieve common goal

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Social cohesion

Individuals relating to eachother to interact in a group

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Things affecting cohesion

Communication
Past success
Sharing common goals
Likelihood of success
Type of sport

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Lack of cohesion is caused by :

Poor tactics
Lack of communication
Misunderstanding roles or coaches advice
Bad timing
Poor strategies
Social loafing

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Steiners model

Actual productivity = potential productivity- losses due to faulty processes

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Actual productivity

The performance of a team during a game, the result ; win

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Potential productivity

Groups best performance/maximal capability when at optimal cohesiveness

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Faulty processes

Factors that go wrong and reduce cohesiveness

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Ringleman effect

When group performance decreases with size

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Social loafing

Individuals loss of motivation due to lack of performance identification

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How to avoid social loafing by improving cohesion

Highlighting individual performance
Stats
Give specific roles
Praising rewarding behaviour
Training with audience present
Set achievable process goals rather than outcome goals