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small group a gathering of individuals who have face to face relationships with each other through communication – can be as small as two people or as large as 25
dyad two person group
task oriented group the main purpose is to preform a specific job or complete a specific goal
interaction oriented group a group whos main purpose is to socialize with each other
combinations group groups purpose is task oriented and interaction oriented
inclusive group groups in which the members of that group try to include more people
exclusive group group that doesn't allow everybody to be a member; people usually have to meet certain requirements to be a apart of that group
informal group a group that has no official structure
formal group groups that are formed deliberately and have structure
4 general reasons people choose to join groups 1. feeling of security and acceptance 2. to accomplish something or gain status3. for knowledge, wealth, or business purposes 4. for pleasure from the activity
group cohesiveness mutual acceptance that each member has for each of the other members in the group
group moral refers to the attitudes of the people that in the group
group atmosphere the general emotional state of the group
group climate when a certain atmosphere remains in a group for more than two weeks
communication the transmission of information from one person to the next through the use of gestures, words, or symbols
social influence your readiness to respond favorably or unfavorably to a person object situation or event
social attitudes attitudes and how we respond to social situations, social problems and social questions
prejudice any attitude that keeps a person from considering and evaluating new evidence
propaganda organized attempt to promote somebody; one sided
cognitive dissonance when you have two different feelings, beliefs or thoughts and you have to choose
2 different types of behavior dispositional environment
dispositional behavior based on someone mood or personality
situational behavior behavior that is cause by specific situations or their environment
3 different types of leaders democratic leaders autocratic leaderslaissez-faire leaders
democratic leaders will set guidelines and will work within the group; will sometimes take contributions from others
autocratic leaders set al guidelines, rules and regulations; never accept contributions from anyone
laissez-faire (let do) make little effort to lead and only give input when asked
6 qualities great leaders posses 1. intellectual ability 2. adjust well to different situations 3. have outgoing personalities when they need to 4. be dominant when they need to 5. understand role relations 6. challenge with care

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