Groups and Organization

Read this chapter for a review of groups and organizations. As you read each section, consider the following topics:

  • Focus on the three major theoretical perspectives in relation to groups and organizations.
  • Take note of the bold terms outlining the different types of groups.
  • Take note of the bold terms, focusing on the sections "Dyads, Triads, and Large Groups" and "Group Leadership".
  • Take note of the bold terms and Table 1: Table of Formal Organizations. Also, pay close attention to the section "The McDonaldization of Society".