119 TOPIC EIGHT8.0 GROUP FORMATIONBy the end of the topic you should be able:a) Identify the various types of groups b) State reasons for group formationc) Discuss the stages for group developmentd) List the advantages of group cohesivenessAn organization can be described as a group of people working toward common goals. Within any organization there are two groups, formal groups and informal groups. Formal groups are official and created by management e.g. divisions, departments, units, work teams and committees.Informal groups arise from member interactions e.g. people having tea together meet to share ideas. Why People FormGroups (a) Natural attractions—people have inborn tendencies to form into groups, to work and live together. (b) Survival—people gather together to survive being alone for long periods of time can affect our emotional health badly e.g. what happens to people put under solitary confinement.