Group Are An Integral Part Of Mordern SocietyPresentation Transcript
Introduction Of Group
Characteristics of Social Group
Types Of Groups
GroupS are an integral part of Mordern Society
Definition And Nature Of Group
The word “Group” can be understood in different ways by different people.
Two or more persons engaged in any kind of relationship with each other constitute a group.
“ A group is a Social unit which consists of number of individuals who stands in defined status and role relationships to one another and which possesses a set of values, or norms of its own, regulating the behaviour of individual members, at least in matters of consequence to the group.”
Membership in a group may be assignment, or by achievement .e.g.-: membership in family or religious group in through assignment. Child can not choose the family but he is born in a family. Membership in a club , political party, industrial organization is by achievement . A person can choose to be a member of Cricket Club of India , or he may take a job in Reliance Industry
Interaction among Group members :- This means that at its most basic level ,group must permit some form of interaction among members .Interaction need not be Physical, face-to-face interaction ,however ,verbal or written interaction may suffice.
Cohesiveness :- The extent to which a group is found attractive by its members is termed its cohesiveness .
Morale:- Group morale is members confidence that their joint efforts will make some positive contribution toward a goal.
Fate Interdependence:- This means that events that affect one group member affect other members, and can affect the ability of the group to meet goals for which it had been formed.
Identification:- Members tend to identify with the group when the group becomes highly cohesive. Identification means psychological attachment with the group
Structure of the Group:- Groups differ in many ways like size of the group ,roles of members and communication pattern within the group