Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WOMEN FIG MEMBERS AND THEIR GROUP DYNAMICS EFFECTIVENESS

Authors: Chintakindi Saikiran, H. U. Vyas and R. D. Dhandhukia

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: women FIG, group dynamics, members, relationship

Volume: 33

Issue: 1

Year: June 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.33.1.0006

Abstract: The women FIG is a self-managed, independent group of women farmers with a shared goal and interest. The members work together to achieve one common goal by pooling their existing resources, gaining better access to other resources and to share in the resulting benefits. The present study was carried out in Navsari district of Gujarat State, shows the relation between the selected personal, social and psychological characteristics of the women FIG members and their group dynamics effectiveness. Among the selected personal, social and psychological variables training received, market facility, social participation, extension contact, economic motivation, market orientation, innovativeness, achievement motivation, and attitude towards collectivism were exerted positive and significant relationship and age of FIGs members was found to be negatively and significantly correlated. Rest variables viz., education, occupation and annual income of FIGs members failed to show any significant relationship with their group dynamics effectiveness.

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