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Group Dynamics

All the resources you need to achieve group project success!


In this short clip, Kevin James comically uses a biology metaphor to explain what happens when one cell becomes stagnant, or motionless.  He says this cell, "assumes the other cells are going to pick up the slack somewhere." But instead of picking up the slack, the other cells imitate the stagnant cell...and the organism begins to die. Groups work the same way. If a single person does not pull his or her weight, the rest of the team members will also not work as productively, and the group may dissolve, without ever having accomplished their task. When everyone works as a cohesive team, great things can be accomplished!