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Group cohesiveness

  1. 1. A PRESENTATION ON GROUP COHESIVENESSSubmitted To Submitted ByMrs. Sapna Arora Jayoti BalaAssistant Professor Roll No 1111310014
  2. 2. Introduction to GroupCohesiveness Group  Two or more people who interact regularly to accomplish a common purpose or goal. Cohesiveness  The extent to which members are loyal and committed to the group; the degree of mutual attractiveness within the group.
  3. 3. Attributes of a Cohesive Group The members share the group goals and have common interests. The number of members is relatively small. The members are in constant touch with each other and have very effective interpersonal communication. High group loyalty. Members interact among themselves quite frequently. Members keep themselves attached to the group as they feel that their needs would satisfied by the
  4. 4. Types of Cohesion Task Cohesion – the degree to which members of a group work together to achieve common goals Social Cohesion – reflects the degree to which members of a team like each other and enjoy each other’s company
  5. 5. Stages ofGroupDevelopment
  6. 6. Factors that Increase GroupCohesiveness  Inter-group competition  Personal attraction  Favorable evaluation  Agreement on Goals  Interaction
  7. 7. Factors that decreaseCohesiveness Large group size Disagreement on goals Intra-group competition Domination Unpleasant experiences
  8. 8. The Interaction BetweenCohesiveness and PerformanceNorms
  9. 9. Importance of Group Cohesiveness It has been found by studies that the output of a cohesive group tends to be more uniform than that of the members of the less cohesive group. More cohesive a group is more would be the productivity.
  10. 10. THANK YOU

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