From my research I have found different theorists that all share common theories in effective group communication.
One of the theorists that I looked at was Nicholson. He talks about why people join groups. The five things he talks about are people having the same stimulation, reassurance, attraction of similarity, proximity and physical attraction. I agree with him because, especially in the youth of today’s society, fitting in to certain groups is important as everyone in the group will want to contribute effectively to the conversations had within the group, as they all have similar interests.
Another theorist that I looked at was Albrecht; he talks about roles that are used in a group discussion. The five things that he thinks makes a group are energisers, ideas people, action people, organisers and uncommitted persons. The majority of the roles listed are important because they help to keep a group healthy and effective. Although uncommitted persons aren’t such a good contribution to an active group as they aren’t adding anything in to the group discussion.
Finally I looked at what Dimbley and Burton feel is important and...