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Group dynamics

  2. GROUP DYNAMICS -The social process by which people interact face-to-face in groups is called group dynamics. - Group dynamics involves the influence of personality, power, and behaviour on the group process. - It helps groups to work effectively.
  3. Types of Groups  Formal groups- structured to pursue a specific task.  Informal groups- who emerge naturally in response to organizational or member interests.
  4. Group Size  Small groups  Large groups
  5. Advantages of small groups – Interact more with each other and easier to coordinate their efforts – More motivated, satisfied, and committed – Easier to share information Disadvantages of small groups - Less effective - Less no. of ideas
  6. Advantages of large groups – More resources at their disposal to achieve group goals. – Enables managers to obtain division of labor advantages . Disadvantages of large groups – Problem of communication and coordination – Conflict
  7. Tuckman’s Five Stages of Group Development
  8. Stages of Group Development  Forming – Group members get to know each other and reach common goals.  Storming – Group members disagree on direction and leadership.  Norming – Close ties and consensus begin to develop between group members.
  9. Stages of Group Development  Performing – The group begins to do its real work.  Adjourning - These may include parties or ceremonies that exhibit emotional support or celebration of their success.
  10. Group Norms – Shared guidelines or rules for behavior that most group members follow. Group Cohesiveness - The degree to which members are attracted to their group.
  11. Managing Groups and Teams for High Performance  Social loafing – The human tendency to put forth less effort in a group than individually. – Results in possibly lower group performance and failure to attain group goals
  12. Three Ways to Reduce Social Loafing
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