Ecology of Peer Groups
Using the Library, search for an article that supports your work. You can find peer-reviewed resources in the Library under PsycARTICLES database. This will also help to broaden your understanding of the topic being studied each week.
How does peer acceptance or rejection influence the socialization of children? Use Erikson’s psychosocial development theory to explain how the ego crisis relates to peer acceptance or rejection. When peer rejection occurs, describe the maladaptive patterns that take place. Describe how friendships could endure despite individual differences and peer rejection. Minimum 400 words
You have probably noticed that some groups to which you have belonged were able to get a task done very effectively, while other groups seemed to lack direction and purpose. When you think about it, you can probably attribute much of the group’s effectiveness to the leader’s decision-making style. For this Discussion, you will have a chance to assess on your own leadership style as well as to reflect on the one under which you feel that you do your best work.
Post a referenced, complete response to the Discussion topic after you have completed your reading.
Briefly describe each of the three leadership styles. If you could choose the leadership style of your next or current supervisor, which style would you choose? Explain why you prefer that leadership style. Describe a work situation when you worked under a leadership style that did not work well for you. How would you describe your own leadership style? Give an example of a time when you acted in this leadership style, and explain the outcome of the group’s efforts. Minimum 350 words