Provide an explanation of why the groups are primary or secondary, It will show how the groups are relate to Weberâ??s five characteristics of an ideal bureaucracy and suggest which (if any) of the characteristics are directly applicable to the named organization. Examine the positive and negative ramifications of operating within a bureaucratic structure.
Primary groups are those groups people belong to that were not of their choosing, but usually are tied together by culture and concern for each other. Secondary groups are those that one joins and is a more formal group, but lacks the cohesion and concerns for each other that a primary group has. These groups have formal hierarchies, though sometimes these are not referred to or even realized. The groups, job groups, education groups, social groups, work related groups all have things in common such as a formal structure with written policies about behavior and ...
The positive and negative ramifications of operating within a bureaucratic structure are examined within this posting. Research is also included to validate.