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social group

a collection of people who regularly interact with one another on the basis shared expectations concerning behavior and who share a sense of common identity

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social aggregate

a collection of people who happen to be together in a particular place but do not significantly interact or identify with one another

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social category

people who share a common characteristic but do not necessarily interact or identify with one another

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in group

a group towards which one feels a particular loyalty and respect, the group to which we belong

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out group

a group towards which one feels antagonism and contempt

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primary group

a group that is characterized by intense emotional ties, face to face interaction, intimacy and a strong enduring sense of commitment

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secondary group

a group characterized by its large size and by impersonal, fleeting relationships

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reference group

a group that provides a standard for judging one's attitudes or behaviors

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dyad

a group consisting of 2 people

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tirad

a group consisting of 3 people

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leader

a person who is able to influence the behaviors of other members of a group

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transformational leaders

a leader who is able to instill in the members of a group a sense of mission or higher purpose, thereby changing the nature of the group itself

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transactional leader

a leader who is concerned with accomplishing the group's tasks, getting the group members to do their jobs and making certain that the group achieves its goals

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groupthink

a process by which the members of a group ignore ways of thinking and plans of action that go against the group consensus

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network

a set of informal and formal social ties that links people to each other