Characteristics Of Group Personality.

Q16. What are the characteristics of group personality?
Ans.
Following are the characteristics of group personality:

  1.  Spirit of conformity: Individual members realize that in order to get recognition, admiration and respect from others, they have to achieve a spirit of conformity,i. e., abiding by group norms.
  2.  Respects for group values: Every group maintains certain values and ideals, which makes different from others.
  3. Resistance to change: Generally, group does not respond to social changes. However, the group may bring about it own changes, whether by the influence of its leader or by consensus among group members.
  4. Group prejudice: Groups have their own clearly evident prejudices, race, religion, nationality etc.
  5. Collective power: Group are always more powerful than individual.

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