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Working in Groups

  • Robin Martin
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Abstract

One of the main characteristics of an organization is that people work in groups. This can be clearly seen by examining an organizational diagram. Groups, such as Personnel, Production Control, Marketing, Sales, Accounts are typical for most organizations and are instances where several individuals contribute towards a common goal. Within each group (or department) several subgroups might exist, for example in a Sales Department there may be separate groups of salespeople for each region of the country.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin Martin
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity CollegeSwanseaUK

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