Chapter 5: Groups and Organizations. Objectives (slide 1 of 2). 5.1 Types of Social Groups Define what a social group is and describe types of groups. 5.2 Group Interaction and Leadership Describe the ways in which individuals interact within a group.
5.1 Types of Social Groups
5.2 Group Interaction and Leadership
5.3 Group Dynamics: Size, Diversity, and Conformity
5.4 Formal Organizations
5.5 Future Opportunities for Organizations
An aggregate is defined as people who occupy the same physical space, but who have nothing in common.
Triad:A group consisting of three people
Because there are three possible interactions in a triad, it forms the basis for group stability.
As group size increases:
Flexible work hours
Encouraging team problem-solving
Communication technology connecting people in different geographies
New forms of remuneration and benefits