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Norms have a large impact on what makes a quality group Without them the group would basically go to pieces When a group gets together for the first time there really arent any norms relevant After one or two group meetings norms will start to come up whether they be explicit or implicit In this paper I will prove that norms are a necessity and often times cant be restrained in any group discussionA norm is described as a standard that regulates the behavior of all members of a group through feedback directed at members whose behaviors are contrary to that standard This process goes on sometimes knowingly and some times unknowingly throughout a discussion It is possible but seems extremely hard to have a discussion where no explicit or formal norms apply When something like this happens and only implicit norms come out there is often confusion For example if there is a group of five people with no explicit norms there tends to be more one-sided conversations where some people only get to say two words while others are just blabbing away When explicit norms come into the equation the group and the discussion tend to run a lot smoother These norms help provide a better environment for the group by setting standards andor rules for the group to abide by Now instead of having only one or two people in the group talking there will tend to be more of equality between the group The reason being there is a now a set way of proceeding through the discussion As time goes on the group may find that the explicit rules stick while the implicit rules seem to be more flexibleOften times members of a group will try to get other members to conform or go along with what others are saying This is not always done purposefully but when it happens a few things may have caused it There may not
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