Using specific discussions, respondents rate themselves on the use of seven task roles and seven maintenance roles. Individuals then gain additional insight into their behavior. Finally, action plans help teams make specific plans for improvement - as individuals and as a group.
The participant booklet includes pressure-sensitive scoring and perforated response cards to facilitate the feedback process. In addition to administrative guidelines and theoretical background, the facilitator guide includes tips on strengthening task and maintenance roles.
Group Maintenance Roles:
Group Task Roles:
- Information giver
- Information seeker
The purpose of this learning instrument is to help groups or teams improve their ability to have meaningful discussions, solve problems, and make decisions. Team Communication Inventory can assist the process by providing a simple vehicle for analyzing the communication dynamics of any group discussion, problem-solving session, or training exercise.