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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Who is Dr. Milgram and what did he study and why?
  2. Peter Principle
  3. Coalitions
  4. Self-Fulfilling Stereotypes
  5. Goal Displacement
  1. a 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
  2. b The "teacher" shocks the "learner" everytime he misses an answer. The teacher continued increasing the level of shocking, as instructed, even though the teacher felt it inhumane.
  3. c Georg Simmel; Some group members aligning themselves against others; It is not uncommon for two members of a triad to feel stronger bonds and to prefer one another, leaving the third person hurt and excluded
  4. d Laurence Peter; Each employee of a bureaucracy is promoted to his or her level of incompetence
  5. e Even after an organization achieves its goal and no longer has a reason ton continue, continue it does; EX: March of Dimes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The groups we refer to when we evaluate ourselves; EX: family, neighbors, teachers, classmates, co-workers, and the Scouts or the members of a church, synagogue, or mosque
  2. Bureaucracies, with their rules and emphasis on results, would increasingly dominate our lives
  3. 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. People who think of themselves as belonging together and who interact with one another, are the essence of life in society
  5. Charles Cooley; Provide intimate, face-to-face interaction, they give us an identity's feeling of who we are; EX: Family

5 True/False questions

  1. CliqueClusters within a group, or its internal factions


  2. AggregateConsists of people who temporarily share the same physical space but who do not see themselves as belonging together


  3. Secondary GroupsCharles Cooley; Provide intimate, face-to-face interaction, they give us an identity's feeling of who we are; EX: Family


  4. Electronic CommunityOne who tries to gain a consensus


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