Cognitive Study

| Published: December 25, 2019

A descriptive study on the group cohesiveness of employee at Islamic University of Riau

Didik Widiantoro

Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Islam Riau, Indonesia Google Scholar More about the auther

, Icha Herawati

Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Islam Riau, Indonesia Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.033/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.033


Researchers have the aim to see and illustrate the cohesiveness of employee groups at Islamic University of Riau. The type of this study uses a purely descriptive study with information on the data obtained directly from participants using interviews. In this study discusses aspects of group cohesiveness taken from Forsyth namely Social Strength, Unity in Groups, Attractiveness and Collaboration in Groups. The data collection method uses observation and interview techniques. Data processing from this study uses qualitative analysis (descriptive). Descriptive qualitative analysis is a method of examining the status of a group of people, an object, a set of conditions, a system of thought or a flash of events in the present. The aim is to make a systematic, factual and accurate descriptive picture or painting of the facts, nature and relationships between the phenomena investigated. The subjects of this study were 3 employees at Islamic University of Riau. The results of this study obtained a high level of social strength that employees have made motivation to always work in groups. The same thing is found in the aspects of unity in the group and the attraction they have, the high sense of unity causes a strong attraction for one another in completing each task in the employee group team. And in the end the aspect of group collaboration arises by itself in each individual.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019