Self Help Group Dynamics of women fisher folk in mussel farming

Vipinkumar, V P (2003) Self Help Group Dynamics of women fisher folk in mussel farming. In: National Seminar on Extension Strategy for Providing Initiatives among the Farming Community, 2003, New Delhi.


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The members in a Self Help Group (SHG) are linked by a common bond like caste, sub-caste, blood, col-nrnunity, place of origin, activity etc. The group dynamics (GD) of these SHGs refer to the interaction of forces between the members. It is the internal nature of the groups as to how they are formed, what their structures and processes are, how they function and affect the individual members and the organization. (Lewin et a/. 1960). In an intensiye study of Group Dynamics, Pfeiffer and Jones (1 972) identified the Group Dynamics factors as to how the group is organised, the manner in which the group is led, the amount of training in membership and leadership skills, the tasks given to the groups, its prior history of success or failure etc. Hersey and Blanchard (1 995) in a detailed study of Group Dynamics, gave emphasis on helping and hindering roles individuals play in groups such as establishing, aggressive persuading, manipulative, committing, dependent, attending and avoidance

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self Help Group Dynamics; women fisher folk; mussel farming
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Extension
Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 09:25
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:52

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