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  • GROUP DYNAMICS
  • GROUP DYNAMICS
    • GROUP – A group is a set of two or more individuals who are jointly characterized by a network of relevant communication , a shared set of collective identity and one or more shared dispositions with associated normative strength.
  • TYPES OF GROUP
    • Formal group
    • Task group
    • Command group
    • Informal group
    • Interest group
    • Friendship group  
  • WHY DO PEOPLE JOIN GROUP?
    • Companionship
    • Interest and diversity
    • Identification with the group
    • Belongingness
    • Guidance
    • Power
    • Status
    • Dependence
    • Self-protection
    • And Many more
  • GROUP COHESIVENESS
    • Group cohesiveness is the resultant of all the forces acting on the members to remain in the group.
    • What makes a Group cohesive?
    • Number of members in the group
    • Location
    • Outside Pressure
    • Status of the group
    • Compatible goals
    • Attractive leaders
  • GROUP THINK
    • An unfortunate situation in which the desire to agree becomes so dominant in a cohesive group that it tends to override the realistic appraisal of alternative course of actions.
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  • SYMPTOMS OF GROUP THINK
    • Over optimism
    • Rationalisation
    • Unflinching faith in group’s morality
    • Person with difference is labeled as weak, stupid and evil
    • Conformity pressures applied
    • Absence of real critics
    • Illusion of unanimity
  • REMEDIAL MEASURES:
    • Encourage doubts or criticism
    • Have initial impartial stand
    • Divide group into subgroups
    • Periodically invite qualified experts
    • Appoint devil’s advocate
    • Have a second chance meeting after a tentative decision.
  • GROUP NORMS
    • An unwritten, often implicit rule that defines what attitudes and behaviours characterize a “good” group member versus a “bad” group member.
    • Established Norms – Formal level
    • Practised Norms - Informal level
  • GROUP ROLES
    • Roles are a set of behaviours that a person expects of the occupants of a position.
    • THREE COMPONENTS
    • Expected role
    • Perceived role
    • Enacted role
  • GROUP BEHAVIOURS
    • Task oriented behaviour :
    • Initiating,
    • Seeking or giving opinions,
    • clarifying and elaborating,
    • Summarizing,
    • Consensus testing,
    • Reality testing,
    • Orienting.
  • GROUP BEHAVIOURS
    •   Maintenance oriented behaviour:
    • Gate keeping,
    • Encouraging,
    • Harmonizing and Compromising
    • Standard setting and testing,
    • Using humor
  • GROUP BEHAVIOURS
    • Self-oriented behaviour – causes:
    • The problem of identity
    • The problem of control and power
    • The problem of goals
    • The problem of acceptance and intimacy