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Unformatted text preview: -Develop by: o Explicit statements by supervisors or co-workers o Critical events in groups history o Primacy o Carry-over behaviors from past situation s-Rarely written down or discussed -Group norms can affect all of the following: o Cohesiveness o Product restriction o Illuminate group decision making o Examine conformity o Productivity -Norms are not established about every situation; only those with significance to group -Sets the boundaries of the group; by observing deviant behavior and ensuing consequences, other members can see range of acceptable behavior -Members can generate idiosyncracy credits with other individuals by contributing to group goals o Can act deviantly as long she they still have positive balance of credits -Deviant behavior is punished less harshly when group is attaining its goals -...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course ILROB 1220 taught by Professor Goncaloj during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07