Sociology Test Chapter 5 Groups, Networks, And Organizations

Most Of The Cards Are Definitions And Characteristics Of The Title. Many Include Examples, Summary, Meanings (in Support Of Definition) And Definitions Of Complimentary Vocabulary. Derived From Teachers Lecture Slides, And Textbook And Textbook Glossary.
Created Apr 28, 2011
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 social groups
A collection of people who share a common Identity and regularly interact with one another...
 social aggregates
A simple collection of people who happen to be together in a particular place but do not significantly...
 in groups
any group or category in which people feel they belong, and feel loyalty toward any...
 symbolic interactionism 
theory developed by George Herbert Mead- emphasizes the role of symbols and...
 primary groups
members who care about you, and provide a sense of belonging and shared identity. provide anchor...
How does Stanley Milgram's experiment relate to authority 
Authority can influence people to act against their morality. few people have the resources...
dyads
two person social group. one relationship
organizations
large sets of individuals with a definite set of authority relations. many types exist in industrialized...
Max Weber's theory on Organizations(rationality)
attempt to achieve maximum efficiency. trained leasers planned policies. tasks became...
formal relations
 between people as stated in the rules of the organization.
McDonaldization
 sameness (store plans, products, procedures)Why? predictability ;  calculated...
Max Weber on "Ideal type of bureaucracy"
used as a model for specific cases. refers to dominant, essential characteristics, not a good...
transformational leadership
goes beyond routine, instilling in members of their group a sense of mission or higher purpose,...
Problematic issues with rigid beauracratic organizations
informal relations (ways of doing things) often allowed for a flexibility that couldn't otherwise...
evolution of modern organizations
developed by Max Weber- development began with industrialization in 1700's, became dominant...
groupthink
narrowing of thought by group leading to perception that their is only one correct answer....
globalization
development of global, economic developments stretching worldwide. we are all influenced by...
Goerg Simmel's theory on group size
argued that as groups increase in size, intensity increases, while stability increases. group...
coalition
temporary or permanent alliance geared toward common goal. can be narrow, broad based. can...
secondary groups
formal, impersonal, businesslike relationships in witch there is little social intimacy or...
out groups
any group an individual feels opposition, rivalry, or hostility toward. or of which people...
triad
three person social group. three relationships
informal relations
exist in groups and orgs. Developed on basis of personal connections. ways of doing things...
Formal Organization
Complex secondary groups deliberately formed to pursue and achieve certain goals....
reference group
made up of members who act as role models, establish standards for conduct which all members...


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