12.Inter-group Relations

Changeswithineachgroup increasedcohesiveness

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Unformatted text preview: ifferent cabins Group activities – – – – – – Camping Food preparation Tug of war Baseball Bean relay contest Movies Causes of Intergroup Conflict Causes of Intergroup Conflict • • • • • Task interdependence Goal incompatibility Use of threats Group identification Win­lose attitudes Consequences of Inter­group Consequences of Inter­group Conflict • Changes within each group – – – – – Increased cohesiveness Increased loyalty Rise in autocratic leadership Activity orientation Inflated evaluation of the group’s goals – – – Decreased communication Distorted perceptions Negative stereotyping • Changes between the groups Resolving Intergroup Conflict Resolving Intergroup Conflict • Avoidance Strategies – Ignore the conflict – P...
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