Social Interaction

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Social Interaction by Mind Map: Social Interaction

1. Exchange - When people interact in order to receive a reward or a return for their actions.

1.1. Exchange Theory - This rooted from efforts to explain exchanges.

1.2. Reciprocity - The idea that if you do something for someone, that person owes you something in return.

2. Competition - Occurs when two or more people or groups oppose each other to achieve a goal that only one can attain.

3. Conflict - The deliberate attempt to control a person by force, to oppose someone, or to harm another person.

4. Cooperation - Occurs when two or more people or groups work together to achieve a goal that will benefit more than one person.

5. Accommodation - A state of balance between cooperation and conflict.

5.1. Compromise - Occurs when two parties at odds each give up something to come to a mutual agreement.

5.2. Truce - Temporarily gives halt to the conflict or competition until a compromise can be reached.

5.3. Mediation - Involves a third party who acts as an adviser and counselor to guide the parties towards an agreement.

5.4. Arbitration - A third party makes a decision that is binding to both parties.