a.Give the definition of "Group" in your own words.
Two or more different individuals combine according to certain characteristics, carry out common activities and communicate with each other, forming a group.
b.Discribe the detailed characterictics of the groups.
Interdependence The mutual dependence of group members on one another.
Common Goal The driving force that brings people together to form is a common goal.
Group Personality When people come together in a group, they form a collective identity that becomes the group personality.
Commitment Commitment is the desire of group members to work together to complete their task to the satisfaction of the entire group.
Cohesiveness Cohesiveness, an extension of commitment, is the attraction that group members feel for each other and their willingness to stick together.
Group Conflict The truth of the matter is that whenever people come together in any communicative context there is bound to be conflict of some sort.
Social Facilitation The tendency for a person to release energy that would not be released if the individual were acting alone is called social facilitation.
Gender Differences shows that groups consisting of both men and women
Group Size A group is composed of a number of people who are brought together or who come together voluntarily and who share a common goal, task, or purpose.
Norms Norms are the expected and shared ways in which group members behave.