• Save
Group cohesion
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

Group cohesion

on

  • 2,246 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
2,246
Views on SlideShare
2,239
Embed Views
7

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

2 Embeds 7

http://jmsocialstudies.blogspot.com 6
http://www.jmsocialstudies.blogspot.com 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Group cohesion Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Title Group Cohesion
  • 2. Definition Group cohesion is when members of group are working and cooperating with each other in accomplishing the goals of the group.
  • 3. The following must be present in order for members of group to cooperate and achieve its goals Cooperation Commitment Conformity Social Control Punishment Reward l eadership l oyalty
  • 4. Leadership Influencing people by providing purpose,direction and motivation in order to accomplish a task
  • 5. Leadership Styles Perfect Leader Democratic Authoritarian Laissez-faire
  • 6. Characteristics of an Autocratic Leader Nobody is allowed to participate in the decision making Does what he /she sees fit Getting the job done is the only priority
  • 7. Characteristics of a Democratic Leader Shares decision making with others Acts as a guide Interacts with others
  • 8. Characteristics of a Laissez-faire Leader Leader involvement is minimal or non existent Little attention is paid to the goals of the group Leader has minimal influence on others
  • 9. Authority Authority is the legitimate right that a leader gets to give orders ,distribute the group's resources and to make decision on behalf of the group
  • 10. Types of authority
    • A leader may gets his or her authority from one of the following sources
    • Charismatic -Such a leader has special talents that is used to influence and inspire others
    • Rational/Legal- This leader gets his authority from the position he occupies in the group
    • Traditional- This leader gets his authority from customs and traditions practiced
  • 11. Social control This is the process by which the culture and values in a group are taught and re-enforced
  • 12. Forms of social Control
    • ,
    • ,
    • I
    • Formal
    • Informal
    • Police
    • Gossip
    • courts
    • Refusing to speak to
    • someone
    • Prisons,
    • schools
    Religious institutions Government Economic institutions Media
  • 13. Ways through which Social Control is Carried Out Laws Rules Folkways Norms Mores
  • 14. Definitions Rules- may be written or unwritten Norms- Ways of behaviour shared by most members of a group. They carry punishments if disobeyed Mores- rules which deal with respect for life and authority. They carry punishments if disobeyed Folkways- cultural traditions that have weak sanctions Law- rules that are passed as law