1.3.6.Formal and informal Groups

1.3.6.Formal and informal Groups

1. Formal groups

Those groups have definite roles, rules of operation, definite systems of work etc. The relationship among the member is also formal. There are definite rules of operation in formal groups. It gives them stability where as there has been no stability in informal group and these can at any time cease to exist.

2. Informal groups

In informal groups there has been no organization, rigidity or formality. The members have strong primary group feeling. These are based on friendship or common interest, for example, friendship group, group of women at the well. Working groups and recreation groups.

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