Research- Groupthink essay - -to counter the psychological...

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-to counter the psychological pollution of groupthink. -Even Janis states that "in most cohesive groups, concurrence-seeking tendencies are probably too powerful to be subdued by administrative changes of the type to be proposed. At best, those changes might somewhat decrease the strength of concurrence-seeking tendencies, thereby reducing the frequency of error. -prevention- page 284 of hart- talks about how much of the prescriptions are based on restoring procedural order to the anarchy (substituting). -More elementary precautions than comprehensive solutions. I contend -no way to prevent group as see hart page 284- test of economy and efficiency. -page 263 Janis- "Prolonged debates within the group can sometimes be costly when a rapidly growing intl crisis requires an immediate policy solution in order to avert catastrophe. -Preventing groupthink -Conclusion -talk about individuals human nature flaw, say many decisions made in groups
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2010 for the course GOVT 100 taught by Professor Peterenns during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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