COM-423 Group Dynamics Week 5 – Decision Making and Problem Solving Two Parts to this assignment: Part I: Answer the DQ’s in 50 words or more (be specific): 1. Think about a time when you were a member of an effective or successful group and another time when you were part of an ineffective or unsuccessful group. Were there any differences in the leadership for each of these groups? What changes in leadership could have made the unsuccessful group successful? 2. Think about a time you dealt with conflict as a member of a group. What actions did the group take to manage the conflict? Were these actions successful? Why or why not? Part II: Assignment Detail: Write a paper of approximately 750 words that answers the following questions about the group, which will become the focus of your final paper: This is a continuation of an assignments written in W1 and W3 on an IVR group – – previous papers are attached for review; please use the concept and content to write this paper. • What specific steps does the group take to solve problems? • How well does this procedure work for the group? Why does this procedure work well or poorly for you and the group? • How do the group’s problem-solving procedures differ from the steps outlined in your text, and listed below? o Identifying and defining the problem or issue o Gathering information about the existence of the problem o Formulating and considering alternative solutions o Deciding on a solution o Evaluating the extent and success of implementation • What could be done to improve the group’s ability to solve problems? Include a minimum of three scholarly sources.