Chapter 6. Groups and Organizations. Chapter Outline. Types of Groups Social Influence in Groups Formal Organizations and Bureaucracies Diversity: Race, Gender, and Class in Organizations Functional, Conflict, and Symbolic Interaction: Theoretical Perspectives. Dyad Triad Primary group
Groups and Organizations
Out-groupTypes of Groups
A. Primary group
B. Secondary group
A.) Strongly agree
B.) Agree somewhat
D.) Disagree somewhat
E.) Strongly disagree
1. What did Simmel called the tendency for triads to segregate into a pair and an isolate?
a. tertius gaudens
b. dyadic segregation
c. triadic segregation
d. coalition of the isolate
2. A set of links between individuals or between other social units is defined as a:
a. secondary groups
b. social network
c. primary group
d. social category
3. In a classic study known as the Asch Conformity Experiment, Solomon Asch showed that:
a. most people conform when an authority figure demands obedience
b. most people would proclaim their willingness to aid a stranger in need
c. significant gender difference is evident in patterns of conformity
d. simple facts cannot withstand the distorting pressure of group influence
4. Which of the following statements is true regarding the Milgram obedience studies?
a. When the learner complained of a heartcondition, less than 10 percent of the subjects delivered the maximum shock level
b. Class background and racial/ethnicdifferences had no effect on compliancerate.
c. In the first experiment, only 20 percent ofthe subjects went all the way to 450 volts
d. Women were found to be more humanethan men.
5. A married couple is an example of a dyad. Milgram obedience studies?