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increasingly as a function that simply
moves around in ways that are respon
sive both to collective needs and per
sonal imperatives. The group itself
comes to be viewed by its members as
a more or less distinct compositely
unified system with a definite identity.
"Giving to" the group (and its mem
bers) comes to be regarded as a value
complementary to "getting from"
them. (Compare with Stage II)
Traditions begin to develop; repetitive
tasks become increasingly regarded as
merely "going through the routine",
cooperation/collaboration increases at
small group levels; more slowly at
large group level; complaints of dissat
isfaction and "boredom" occasionally
resurface; but – if previous crises have
been properly negotiated – there is a
possibility for intimacy-building and
goal oriented activities to become
increasingly effective and sustained. page 6 of 6 M ODELS OF INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT
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