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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} Group cohesiveness (also called group cohesion and social cohesion) arises when bonds link members of a social group to one another and to the group as a whole. Although cohesion is a multi-faceted process, it can be broken down into four main components: social relations, task relations, perceived unity, and emotions.<ref>Forsyth, D.R. Group Dynamics, 5th Edition. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2010, ch 5 p118 - 122 "components of cohesion"</ref> Members of strongly cohesive groups are more inclined to participate readily and to stay with the group.<ref>Dyaram, Lata and T.J. Kamalanabhan. "Unearthed: The Other Side of Group Cohesiveness." Kamia-Raj, 2005.</ref>


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