Speech 225 – Small Group Communication Name: _____________________
Date: ______________________________ Due: May 14, 2003
Journal Entry #3
(Chapter 6 & 7)
1. Which style of leadership, directive or participative, is usually most effective? Which perspective does your new group take on leadership? Please describe how you know if the leadership style you choose is effective – and use specific examples.
2. What are supportive rules and how should they be established in a team? Explain to me the supportive rules your team has established – and describe the specific communication behaviors that accompany them.
3. What is information overload/underload and give me some examples of its causes. Which method of coping with information overload is potentially the most effective? Which have you found effective?