Group Dynamics is the study of forces operating within a group in social interaction . It can be viewed in terms of the internal nature of groups, their information, structure and process, the way they affect individual members, other groups, and the organization . The study of the same became much important.
Group influences the behaviour of individuals in different ways in the form of conformity to group norms, group cohesiveness, group participation, group competition and group problem solving which are found in both informal and informal groups. It is behaviour of individuals which make a big difference in an organization.
Supervisor should understand group dynamic forces so as to understand the behaviour of the individual in the group, their influences on the organization. The possible effects of managerial actions on the group and the individuals to be able to handle them properly and make necessary adjustments between the organizations and the groups operating in the organization. Everyone should try to follow certain norms in the organization.
People think groups as an integral part of their life. They are view that groups must exist and acceptance or non-acceptance of an individualby the group means much to that individual and to the group. Groups are good because it satisfy people higher order needs such as affection, recognition, and self esteem by providing means to get such things through mutual interactions that a person can never achieve individually. Committee meetings, group decisions, collective problem solving and group therapy are an yardstick for measuring group prosperity. The study gained importance among different organizations.