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Puzzle 6 - Groups and Organizations
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Sociology
07/07/2011

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resocialization
Definition
radical change in an inmate's personality through the careful controlling of the environment
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primary group
Definition
a small social group whose members share personal and enduring relationships
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bureaucracy
Definition
an organizational model rationally designed to perform tasks efficiently
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formal organization
Definition
a large secondary group organized to achieve its goals efficiently
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oligarchy
Definition
rule of many by few
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reference group
Definition
a social group that serves as a point of reference in making evaluations and decisions
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outgroup
Definition
social group toward which one feels competition or hostility
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groupthink
Definition
the tendency of group members to conform, resulting in a narrow view of some issue
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network
Definition
web of weak social ties
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bureaucratic inertia
Definition
the tendency of bureaucratic organizations to perpetuate themselves
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instrumental leadership
Definition
group direction that emphasizes the completion of tasks
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bureaucratic ritualism
Definition
a preoccupation with rules and regulations to the point of thwarting an organization's goals
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dyad
Definition
social group of two members
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triad
Definition
social group of three members
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organization
Definition
a group of people, unified and consolidated for some specific purpose
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peer group
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a social group whose members have interests, social position and age in common
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secondary group
Definition
a large and impersonal social group whose members pursue a specific goal or activity
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ingroup
Definition
a social group commanding a member's esteem and loyalty