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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Leaders
  2. Secondary Groups
  3. Electronic Community
  4. Bureaucracy
  5. What psychologist popularized the concept of "six degrees of separation" and what does this concept mean?
  1. a Stanley Milgram; One average, everyone in the United States is separated by just six individuals; EX: I,the "starter" need to send a letter to someone who lives in a state where I know no one. I would send it to someone I know who might know someone in that state. The letter would get to the "target" in just six jumps
  2. b People who "meet" online to talk about almost any conceivable topic, from donkey racing and bird watching to sociology and quantum physics
  3. c Max Weber; A group that has since become dominant in social life; Shifts the emphasis from traditional relationships based on personal loyalties to the "bottom line"
  4. d People who influence the behaviors, opinions, or attitudes of others
  5. e Larger and more anonymous, formal, and impersonal than primary groups; Based on some common interest or activity, and their members are likely to interact on the basis of specific statuses, such as president, manager, worker, or student; EX: Contestants for Miss Universe

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Bureaucracies, with their rules and emphasis on results, would increasingly dominate our lives
  2. Georg Simmel; Consists of three people; Can create strain because interaction between the first two people decreases; EX: Husband and wife have a baby, and all attention is placed on the baby and interest is lost between the parents
  3. Groups toward which we feel loyalty
  4. Robert Michels; An elite inner circle keeps itself in power by passing the leadership positions among its members
  5. Aggregate and Category

5 True/False questions

  1. Primary GroupsThere are few enough members that each one can interact directly with all the other members

          

  2. Reference GroupsLarger and more anonymous, formal, and impersonal than primary groups; Based on some common interest or activity, and their members are likely to interact on the basis of specific statuses, such as president, manager, worker, or student; EX: Contestants for Miss Universe

          

  3. AlienationKarl Marx; When workers begin to feel more like objects than people; workers are being cut off from the finished product of their labor

          

  4. Goal DisplacementEven after an organization achieves its goal and no longer has a reason ton continue, continue it does; EX: March of Dimes

          

  5. Corporate CultureOne who tries to gain a consensus

          

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