Interdependence, Part II

Interdependence, Part II - ExchangeRelationships

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Exchange Relationships Desire for and expectation of immediate repayment for  benefits given. People in those relationships … don’t like to be in one another’s debt; track each other’s contributions to joint endeavors; monitor the other person’s needs only for personal gain; don’t feel badly if they refuse to help the other person.  superficial, often brief, task-oriented encounters  between strangers or acquaintances.
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Communal Relationships Desire for and expectation of mutual responsiveness to the  other’s needs.  People in communal relationships … avoid strict cost accounting; exchange diverse rewards across a longer span of time; are concerned for their partners’ welfare; do not prefer to have their favors quickly repaid; do not make a clear distinction between their work and that of their  partners;
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Interdependence, Part II - ExchangeRelationships

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