Groups, Networks, & Organizations Section 1: Vocabulary 1. Compare in-groups with out-groups. 2. Define reference group. 3. What is the difference between a dyad and a triad? 4. Define social network. 5. What is the difference between a strong tie and a weak tie? 6. Define voluntary association. 7. Define bureaucracy and list the characteristics of one. 8. Explain the following criticisms of bureaucracy: Ritualism – Alienation – Structured inequality - Section 2: Application 1. Give a personal example of both an in-group and an out-group. 2. Give a personal example of a reference group. 3. Provide a portion of your social network and identify both strong and weak ties. 4. Do you belong to any voluntary associations? If so, which one(s)?