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  1. Self-Fulfilling Stereotypes
  2. Leaders
  3. Instrumental Leader
  4. Groupthink
  5. What are the dysfunctions of bureaucracies?
  1. a Tries to keep the group moving toward its goals; a.k.a. task-oriented leader
  2. b People who influence the behaviors, opinions, or attitudes of others
  3. c Red Tape, Bureaucratic Alienation, Bureaucratic Incompetence
  4. d Irving Janis; Refers to the collective tunnel vision that group members sometimes develop; as they begin to think alike, they become convinced that there is only one "right" viewpoint and a single course of action to follow
  5. e Operate in corporate life and are so powerful that they can affect your career; Feed better information to workers who have these characteristics, bring them into stronger networks, and put them in "fast track" positions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. People who think of themselves as belonging together and who interact with one another, are the essence of life in society
  3. When bureaucracies defy logic by when they apply rules; EX: A woman's brother reported her dead so he could collect inheritance and the bureaucracies would not believe she was dead, even when they saw her in person
  4. Robert Michels; An elite inner circle keeps itself in power by passing the leadership positions among its members
  5. Groups toward which we feel antagonism

5 True/False questions

  1. TriadGeorg 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


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


  3. What does the Mcdonaldization of society refer to?George Ritzer; The standardization of everyday life, a process that is transforming our lives; EX: If you want to go shopping, you go to a mall, where there is one-stop shopping in controlled environments or Travel agencies that offer "package" tours


  4. Social NetworkRefers to people who are linked to one another; Includes your family, friends, acquaintances people at work and school, and "friends of friends"


  5. Democratic LeaderOne who tries to gain a consensus