3-21_Groups_C9_-part3-s - Chapter 9 (part 3) Groups March...

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Chapter 9 (part 3) Groups March 21
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Reason #1: Bad Group Decisions _______________________ Aspect of group that inhibits good problem solving (e.g., failure to pay attention to expert) ___________________________________ Members of groups tend to “latch on to” information that everyone already knows Individuals tend to “hoard” information that only they know
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Reason #2: Bad Group Decisions (part 1) 12 volunteers Everyone respond to this: Our next test should be essay rather than multiple choice. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Strongly Strongly Disagree Agree
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Reason #2: Bad Group Decisions (part 2) ____________________________ People tend to move in the direction of the group Why does this happen? People _____________________________ Take a ___________________________________ ________________________________________
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Reason #3: Bad Group Decisions __________________________ when members of a group believe that group cohesiveness and solidarity are more important than the facts
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Causes of Groupthink High group ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ _____________________________________
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Symptoms of Groupthink Illusion of ________________
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 221 taught by Professor Signorella,margar during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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3-21_Groups_C9_-part3-s - Chapter 9 (part 3) Groups March...

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