Group Cohesion

Group cohesion is necessary for a team to be more effective while its members win. in satisfaction and commitment. A cohesive team creates a healthier workspace, with
kinder, more positive relationships, with less tension and anxiety. As a consequence, people those who make up the team tend to be more active, more motivated and committed. There are, however, two dangers that accompany an unrevised team cohesion: emotional dependence and thinking of cluster.

Numerous studies have shown that group cohesion influences a team's ability to achieve their goals. Cohesion increases the coordination and adaptive capacity of the team. Well, all of them make it clear that for cohesion to have an influence on the effectiveness of the team, they must the 4 components of cohesion must be present (social, emotional, task and perceived).


  • Know the elements that contribute to group cohesion and learn to implement them in a team.
  • Understand the relationship between cohesion and effectiveness and the dangers of not regularly reviewing the existing cohesion in the team.


  • Nature and components of group cohesion: social, emotional, task and perceived cohesion.
  • Factors that influence cohesion.
  • Effects of cohesion on people and team processes.