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Discuss in detail concepts behind groups as used in context of management and why is the study of groups important to managers? Give example.
Discuss in detail concepts and theory behind a sociogram and how would a manager construct a sociogram and why might it be useful?
Discuss in detail an organizational socialization process for new employees. Why is this process important? Give an example
Discuss in detail what managers can do to increase the probability that ethics training influences organization members to act ethically over time? Give an example.
Discuss in detail the "innovation process" and also discuss steps involved in the innovation process. Give an example.

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//Proper study of group is very important for any manager. A group proves to be very beneficial in the achievement of overall goals and objectives. Group can work more effectively and efficiently as compared to individuals. The following section highlights the importance of groups with example.//
Importance of Group in an Organization
There can be several types of groups that in an organization. These groups are mainly classified into formal and informal groups. These groups are very important for any organization as it helps in increasing the productivity of the organization. It is necessary for the manager to encourage its employees to work in a group or team (Dam, Marcus & Medhurst, 2007). Group work helps managers in taking the right decision at the right time. In addition to this, it is necessary for the manager to take necessary steps in order to satisfy the needs and demands of its group members. A satisfied and talent group member acts as an asset for any organization. Moreover, a group helps the organization in facing the market competition more effectively and efficiently (Dam, Marcus & Medhurst, 2007). Besides, it is necessary for group leaders to respect and value suggestions of group members. A study of group helps managers in developing a better understanding regarding the culture and attitude of group members. This helps managers in managing the group more effectively and efficiently (Fox, 2007). For example, study of group helps the manager in making the group more focused and goal oriented. Also, with the help of group study, managers can bring necessary changes in the behavior and attitude of all group members. In addition to this, it helps in developing a feeling of peace and harmony among group members (Fox, 2007). With the help of group work, a manager can ensure proper communication and coordination in the group.
//Sociogram helps in identifying the behavior of group members. Also, it helps in improving the behavior of the group members. In addition to this, sociogram helps in eliminating the negative behavior of an individual. The following section discusses the theory and importance of sociogram. //
Concept and Importance of Sociogram
Sociogram helps in identifying the relationship among group members. Also, it helps in representing social relationships in the graphical and diagrammatic form. Sociogram proves to be very beneficial in managing the group in the best possible manner. In addition to this, sociogram helps in ensuring proper communication system in the organization (Kadushin, 2012). Moreover, sociogram proves to be very beneficial in identifying various problems faced by group members. Also, with the help of sociogram, the organization can provide the most effective solution to problems. For example, with the help of sociogram, the organization can easily define the relationship between superior ...

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