Does the desire to be accepted as a part of a group leave one susceptible to conforming to the group’s norms?

Does the desire to be accepted as a part of a group leave one susceptible to conforming to the group’s norms?. How would a leader who was following the tenets of the leadership model interact with the members of his or her team in order to maximize the strengths of work teams in general while mitigating the pitfalls of such teams?

Does the desire to be accepted as a part of a group leave one susceptible to conforming to the group’s norms?