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What is group

A group is two or more individuals, interacting and interdependent, who perceive themselves as being a group and have come together to achieve particular objectives.


What is member satisfaction

Membership in the group must provide people with short-term satisfaction and facilitate their long-term growth and development.


What is team

a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common mission. The difference between team and group is that in team people are more dependent on each other.


What are 2 types of groups

- Formal groups
- Informal groups


What is formal group

They are more formed and organized.


What are 2 sub types of formal group

It consists of 2 sub types.
- Command group (members reporting to a supervisor)
- Task group (member working together to achieve a common goal without a supervisor)


What is informal group

Which are not created formally and official. They are just group of friends.


What are 2 sub types of informal group

- interest group
- friendship group