CHAPTER 5

Management of Group Processes

After reading this chapter, you will be able to understand that how groups are formed, deliberately or spontaneously, and influence the general functioning of an organization. Today, more emphasis is being given on understanding of the formation and maintenance of groups in an organization as the functioning of an organization actually depends on the functioning of organizational members, who more often than not are in groups. But just putting a number of assorted individuals together does not make a group or team. It is never the arithmetic summation of individual skills or efforts, and a lot of subtle things always happen within a group. If that is not fully comprehended, it will not be possible to form ...

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