Lesson 10: GROUP AND TEAMWORK

Lesson 10: GROUP AND TEAMWORK

Drawing from the field of sociology, a group is defined as two or more freely interacting individuals who share collective norms and goals and have a common identity. Organizational psychologist Edgar Schein shed additional light on this concept by drawing instructive distinctions between a group, a crowd, and an organization:  The size of a group is thus limited by the possibilities of mutual interaction and mutual awareness. Mere aggregates of people do not fit this definition because they do not interact and do not perceive themselves to be a group even if they are aware of each other as, for instance, a crowd on a street corner watching some event.

 

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