November 07, 2016   by

Most of us are members of many different social groups, and several of those groups have leaders. there are different types of leadership styles that a group leader can adopt and manage a group effectively. Instrumental vs. Expressive Leadership Many... View Article

November 01, 2016   by

Interventions Interventions are techniques to use when you are confronted with disruption or problems during the meetings. They can be used separately, but are usually more effective when used in combination. Interventions attempt to be low on the confrontation scale... View Article

September 29, 2016   by

 Difficult group members How do you deal with difficult group members? Individuals who create turmoil in the group by engaging in chronically disruptive behavior, or whose communication behavior is chronically inappropriate offer a challenge. Since groups are systems composed of... View Article

September 14, 2016   by

 What makes a Chama stick together? In Chama’s’, several factors contribute to the members staying together. Cohesion can be considered as the glue that binds a group. Individualistically each one of us is self-directed, seeking different objectives, and yet we... View Article

September 01, 2016   by

“Leadership is the ability of a superior to induce subordinates to work with confidence and I zeal” — Koontz and ‘Donnell. Leadership may be defined as a position of power held by an individual in a group, which provides him... View Article

August 30, 2016   by

How your Chama can invest in T-bonds and T-Bills Chama’s’ experience various challenges in handling money. Most groups work on high self-assurance and in the case of problems, money recovery gets to be troublesome. To avoid the very nature of... View Article

August 18, 2016   by

Leaders need to show more composed in any Chama when there is a meeting or a problem to be handled.Leaders must have greater poise, agility and patience to lower the impact of uncertainty. How leaders respond to growing pressure in... View Article

August 06, 2016   by

 The five C’s of  a Chama Clear Expectations Chama members wouldn’t know how to achieve the best if they have no clear idea of what their goal is. Communication about the group expectations should be done as early during the... View Article

March 15, 2015   by

Use tact when communicating in the Chama We all have to communicate painful or sensitive information at some point.  And, while it’s important to tell the truth, we need to think about how we do it. Tact allows us to... View Article

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