There are many way of communication small group of communication is one the most effective way of communication so, here we discuss about network of small group communication.
Network of Small Group Communication
There are four (4) types of network that connect the members of small group, which are :
- Wheel Network
- Chain Network
- Circle network
- All channel Network
Wheel Network: In such network manager plays the vital role to spread information. Here the primary communication occurs between the members and the group manager and then group manager shares the information with all. It is the feature of a typical work group.
Chain Network: Here each member communicates with the person above and below. It reflects upward & downward communication and exists in a vertical hierarchy.
Circle Network: Here each member communicates with the people on both sides. It is generally found in case of committee or task force.
All Channel Network: Here all members of the group communicate with all other members. Such network is-available in case of informal groups i Group member that have no formal structure, leader or task to perform.
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