Reference group

Reference group is the any group that individuals use as a standard for evaluating themselves and their own behavior.

Definition Two:

Reference group is the he group that one identifies with and looks to for standards of behaviour, values, beliefs, and attitudes.

Reference group is a sociological term for a group with which a person identifies and whose group norms he follows, whether he is accepted by it or not, and whether he is physically part of it or not.

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