1. Why do some individuals engage in social loafing while others do not?
2. Can managers change the type of task interdependence in a work group, or is task interdependence a relatively fixed characteristic? If managers can change it, how might they do so?
3. Why is it sometimes hard to manage groups that are reciprocally interdependent?
4. In what kinds of organizations might it be especially important for work groups to be cohesive?