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Group 1 扎娜 , 白米哪 , 阿瑞 , 肯尼思 , 阿诺 , 珍妮 , 玛丽 Discussion Questions After watching this movie, please discuss the following questions based on what we learned about decision-making, emotions, and perception. 1. Why their decision changes from 11-1 to 12-0 (“not guilty”)? I think this case was a great start to achieve justice. The jury consisted of 12 people with one common goal. The participation of the jury in a unanimous vote allows an open dialogue to try to find a solution. 12 people with different opinions can be very effective, because no individual solutions are effective compared to the collaboration of 12 minds. Negotiations should work in the sense that when a positive relationship is established, a good agreement can be reached. In order for the case to calm down, there must be a unanimous decision on guilt or innocence. Any possible alternative should be considered. In the film, we see how every possible detail and aspect should be considered before reaching an agreement. Initially, the first vote was 11 to 1 guilty; it was in the interest of the jury to analyze whether the suspect was really guilty or not. By the 8th juror, retaining and training the members, he was then able to dismiss all 11 people and proceed with an innocent sentence. Knowing the best ways to negotiate during a conflict, he provides a valuable chance to learn how to weigh the various alternatives and find the best solution. When effective and principled denial skills are known, this leads to quick and effective decision making. The importance of reasoning shows how you can turn 11: 1 into 0 (12) (not guilty). 2. What kind of characteristics you can conclude about group-based decision- making? Using groups to make decisions also has some disadvantages. Group decision making is effective, but inefficient, because it consumes a significant amount of time and energy. Secondly, this relieves itself of responsibility, due to which any particular participant becomes responsible for the wrong decision. As in the film, there was one jury who did not take much part, but he was quite concerned about the game of baseball. The reason is that he knew that he was not individually responsible for the decision made by the group, so he did not invest several groups in the film that put a lot of effort into making decisions. In addition to this, as shown in the film, few members of the group are more dominant, which causes other members to hesitate to express their otherwise potential ideas. Moreover, the psychological phenomenon of “group thinking” may arise. This means that group pressure creates a desire for harmony and conformity to the group, therefore, leads to irrational decisions. But the critical nature of juror 3 helped to avoid "group thinking." Similarly, in group

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