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Unformatted text preview: Five Characteristics of The Primary Group a. Primary groups involve face to face interaction. b. The interaction is unspecialized . It exists to fulfill a wide rage of personal needs. c. Bonds that form within the primary group are relatively permanent. d. Primary groups are small . e. They are intimate . The primary group is characterized by a sense of "we." There is an emotional commitment to the whole rather than to the individual or to the specific goals of an individual member. The well-being of the group itself is, in a sense, the goal (Like the family)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10