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Case study - week 4 Alireza Ghoorchian 1. What are some factors that lead to groupthink in the above cases? What can teams do to attempt to reduce groupthink from occurring? Groupthink is an interesting phenomenon, which can occur when a group of people gathers to make a decision. Essentially, desires for group cohesiveness and a quick decision cloud the judgment of the people in the group, leading to a decision, which is less than ideal. I think some of basic factors that led some companied to bankruptcy is rationalizing poor decisions, not expressing your true feelings, or sharing stereotypes, which guide the decision. I believe we have some of these issues in our, Creative Bath, group. 2. How might differences in status among group members contribute to groupthink? For example, how might lower-status members react to a group’s decision? Are lower-status members more or less likely
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to be dissenters? Why might higher-status group members be more effective dissenters?
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