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Unformatted text preview: rather than focusing on tasks b. This type of leader tends to have primary relationships with group members Leadership characterized by decision-making techniques 1. Authoritarian takes personal charge of making the decisions Requires compliance from members When a crisis arises, this sort of leader is appreciated 2. Democratic you include everyone in the decision making process Doesnt really work in the event of a crisis 3. Laissez-faire noninterference in the affairs of others, esp. with reference to individual conduct or freedom of action. SOC 101 March 4, 2008 Group conformity Conforming to the group to avoid discomfort We care about what other people think o Ex: Asch experiment Reference group-- Friends, family, or others whom you go to for advice or look to for the ok...
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