Interpersonal Relationship and Primary Groups

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A primary group is a typically small social group whose members share close, personal, enduring relationships. The size of a primary group is small. Its area of specialty is very narrow. Its area of operation is small. It is usually found in villages and towns. Its investment capacity is small. It is associated with some big groups. Certain primary groups undertake a big project. The example of primary groups are family, childhood, friends ,college ,and friends. Secondary Groups interact on a less personal level than in a primary group, and their relationships are temporary rather than long lasting. Secondary group is a large group. A large number of people who come into indirect contact with one another. A large number of people together for common interests. It has no physical proximity. Its area of operation is very wide. It has formal rules .It has formal goals as well. Status of individuals depend upon their roles. The example of secondary group is multinational company. Another example is i was a group leader of a project. I lead a team of four friends. My role was to coordinate the whole work of the project and arrange the assignments. The groups I have also been involved with include my family, friends, peers, study  groups, a problem solving group, and a decision-making group. My family, friends, and an informal clique of my peers are my primary groups. My secondary groups are made up of my peers who I work with on projects these are my decision-making, problem-solving and study groups. My primary groups serve to fulfill my basic needs to associate with others. My secondary groups help me to accomplish tasks and achieve goals. My family’s purpose as one of my primary groups is to bring companionship to one another. My family asserts influence on each of my family members and brings satisfaction of being a part of a family. The obvious way my family was formed was by my parents. My family is important to me because they are always there when I need...
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