Strategies for Handling Dysfunctional Group Behaviors

Kathy Obear
Amherst, Massachusetts


1. Side conversations

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2. The "expert" challenges presenter

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3. Clown

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4. Low participation

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5. Tangents / rambling

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6. Idea killer / negative comments

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7. Distracting nonverbals

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Kathy Obear is a diversity trainer and consultant based in Amherst, Massachusetts (413) 283-2503.


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