chapter5 - Chapter 5 Groups and Organizations Dyads and Triads Dyad Group consisting of two people Triad Group consisting of three people Triadic

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Chapter 5Groups and Organizations
Dyads and TriadsDyad- Group consisting of two peopleTriad- Group consisting of three people.Triadic segregation - The tendency for triads to segregate into a coalition of the dyad against the isolate.
Primary and Secondary GroupsPrimary groupsGroups consisting of intimate, face-to-face interaction and relatively long-lasting relationships. Secondary groupsGroups with large membership, less intimate, and less long lasting.
Reference GroupsIdentification with a reference group has a significant influence on one’s identity.
Support GroupsThe impersonality of society leads many to join support groups.
Attribution Theory1.When onlookers observe improper behavior by an outgroup member, onlookers are likely to attribute the deviance to the disposition of the wrongdoer. 2.When the same behavior is exhibited by an in-group member, the perception is that the act is due to the situation of the wrongdoer, not to the ingroup member’s inherent disposition.
Attribution Theory1.If an out-group member is seen to perform in some laudable way, the behavior is often attributed to a variety of special circumstances, and the out-group member is seen as “the exception.”2.An in-group member who performs in the same laudable way is given credit for a worthy personality disposition.
Social NetworksA set of links between individuals or other

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