Critical Analysis: Group Dynamics And Organizational Behavior

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Register to read the introduction… As earlier noted, our group was more identified with that of a task group since we were all brought together to complete a few task for a short period of time. There were eight members who each had different personalities so not every idea that was put forward by the group did some of its members agree with. There were clash of personalities and even clash of gender between two members. On one meeting occasion a female member had conflict with one of the males about his style of conversation as she felt disrespected by comments he made, however, it was later rectified as a miscommunication between both individuals and it was dealt with accordingly. A few discussions even lead to members suppressing their ideas and even withdrawal. Social loafing became an imminent issue as the group was large enough for persons to “slip through the crack” and there were instances where conflicts erupted because members were thought not to be pulling their weight and completing their tasks that were assigned by the group itself. Group members tend to show strong favoritism toward their own ideas in the manner by which information is processed and evaluated, thus guaranteeing their ideas will win …show more content…
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