chapter  8
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Maintaining a Group: Process and Development

After the group leader has attended to the details involved in getting a group started, attention can be turned to providing constructive leadership for the group. Our position is that no single leadership style automatically ensures successful group outcomes. Leaders approach the group with many different personality types and theoretical orientations. Seemingly, the leader’s ability to integrate his or her leadership skills into a consistent personal style provides the most benefit for the group and its members.