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GroupThink

Thinking gets distorted when groups are so cohesive they reject views that deviate from what appears to be a consensus. Social psychologist Irving Janus called this lock-step thinking GroupThink.

Groups experiencing GroupThink lock into a course of action before adequately exploring alternatives. They pressure members who challenge the group idea, and they pay a heavy price to maintain team harmony.


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