|Initiating:||Proposing tasks or goals.|
Defining a group problem.
suggesting a procedure or ideas for solving a problem.
|Information Or Opinion Seeking:||Requesting facts.|
Seeking relevant information about group concern.
Asking for suggestions or ideas.
|Information Or Opinion Giving:||Stating a belief.|
Providing relevant information about group concern.
Giving suggestions or ideas.
|Clarifying:||Elaborating, interpreting or reflecting ideas and suggestions.|
Clearing up confusions.
Indicating alternatives and issues before the group.
|Summarizing:||Pulling together related ideas.|
Restating suggestions after group has discussed them.
Offering a decision or conclusion for the group to accept or reject.
|Consensus Testing:||Sending up "trial balloons" to see if a group is nearing a conclusion.|
Checking with group to see how much agreement has been reached.
|Encouraging:||Being friendly, warm and responsive to others.|
Accepting others and their contributions.
Regarding others by giving them an opportunity for recognition.
|Expressing Group Feelings:||Sensing feeling, mood, relationships within the group.|
Sharing one's own feelings with other members.
|Harmonizing:||Attempting to reconcile disagreements.|
Getting people to explore their differences.
|Modifying:||When his own idea or status is involved in a conflict, offering to modify his own position.|
Disciplining oneself to maintain group cohesion.
|Gate-Keeping:||Attempting to keep communication channels open.|
Facilitating the participation of others.
Suggesting procedures for sharing opportunity to discuss group problems.
|Evaluating:||Evaluating group functioning and production.|
Expressing standards for group to achieve.
Evaluating degree of group commitment.