Submitted To Submitted By
Mrs. Sapna Arora Jayoti Bala
Assistant Professor Roll No 1111310014
Introduction to Group
Two or more people who interact regularly to
accomplish a common purpose or goal.
The extent to which members are loyal and committed
to the group; the degree of mutual attractiveness
within the group.
Attributes of a Cohesive Group
The members share the group goals and have
The number of members is relatively small.
The members are in constant touch with each
other and have very effective interpersonal
High group loyalty.
Members interact among themselves quite
Members keep themselves attached to the group
as they feel that their needs would satisfied by the
Types of Cohesion
Task Cohesion – the degree to which
members of a group work together to achieve
Social Cohesion – reflects the degree to which
members of a team like each other and enjoy
each other’s company
Factors that Increase Group
Agreement on Goals
Factors that decrease
Large group size
Disagreement on goals
The Interaction Between
Cohesiveness and Performance
Importance of Group
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.