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Unformatted text preview: Direct pressure on dissenters people who show alternative views are mocked or put down Self-censorship people keep quiet because their dissention wont be accepted Illusion of unanimity because dissenter stops speaking it will seem as if everyone is in agreement when all together, everyone thinks differently individually Self appointed mind guard right hand man filters info to leader, doesnt give dissenting points of view Leads to making poor decision Criticisms- Very little research support theory Hindsight bias?? A usefully theory would need to predict bad decisions in advance...
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- Fall '07