group dynamics


noun

(used with a plural verb) the interactions that influence the attitudes and behavior of people when they are grouped with others through either choice or accidental circumstances.
(used with a singular verb) the study of such interactions.

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Origin of group dynamics

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for group dynamics

group dynamics

noun

(functioning as singular) psychol a field of social psychology concerned with the nature of human groups, their development, and their interactions with individuals, other groups, and larger organizations
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