SOC-120 WK4 CP1 - largely in written words. However, it...

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Social and Formal Groups Comparison CheckPoint Jose Gonzalez Axia College of University of Phoenix 1
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Social and Formal Groups Comparison CheckPoint For me personally, I do not feel I truly belong to neither a group nor an organization. However, if I had to give an example from my life between these two I would have to say that as a group I belong to my band and as for an organization I would have to say this is my school. Groups and organizations all have activities that need to be done. So, one distinction between the two that comes to mind right away would be how activities and communication is handled. In a band no one is above anyone else and we all talk about issues face to face. As opposed to school where there are distinctions between people such as student and instructor as well that the fact that communication is done
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Unformatted text preview: largely in written words. However, it also seems that membership is more difficult in a band than in school. School is easy to get into but has more rules one needs to follow to be successful. In a band membership is harder because one needs a required talent, yet there are fewer rules; simply show up and do what you do. Focus also varies between the two because school requires you to focus on what you are instructed to do. Where as in a band people sometimes have differently focuses, one will focus on one thing while another does something else yet they all have the same goal. So while there are differences between the two there are also a vast amount of similarities between a group and an organization. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2010 for the course SOC120 SOC120 taught by Professor Mattjames during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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