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Which one of the following characteristics is not necessarily true about groups?
a. Group members are interdependent.
b. Groups have two or more members.
c. Groups have assigned goals.
d. Groups interact.
What sort of groups are defined by the organization’s structure?
When do informal groups appear?
a. in response to the need for social contact
b. in reaction to formal groups
c. as a result of social needs
d. most frequently in bureaucracies
Julia, Bree and David work in different departments, but often eat lunch together. They are an example of what type of group?
Which of the following statements is true?
a. All task groups are also command groups.
b. All command groups are also task groups.
c. All task groups are also friendship groups.
d. All command groups are also informal groups.
Which one of the following group types is organizationally determined?
Groups based on support for a given sports team are examples of what sort of group?
Which of the following statements most accurately describes interest groups?
a. They are longer lasting than friendship groups.
b. They develop because individual members have one or more common characteristics.
c. They are formed because of some common objective.
d. They are governed by labor law
Which of the following is not one of the most common reasons people join groups?
Which stage in group development is most characterized by uncertainty?
Which is the stage of group development characterized by the development of close relationships and cohesiveness?
The degree to which members are attracted each other and are motivated to stay in the group is refer to ______.
The second stage of the five-stage group development model is characterized by ________.
uncertainty about the purpose, structure, and leadership of the group
cohesiveness and close relationships among members of the group
intragroup conflict within the group
strong feelings of group identity among members of the group
When the group energy is focused on the task at hand, the group has moved to the _____ stage.
The following are ways to encourage cohesiveness EXCEPT
a. Make the group smaller
b. Encourage agreement with group goals
c. Physically isolate the group
d. give rewards to individual performance