View the step-by-step solution to:

Choose a major controversy event within our current day 2017 - 2018 for example, the 2016 presidential elections; the current political divide within...

  1. Choose a major controversy event within our current day 2017 - 2018 for example, the 2016 presidential elections; the current political divide within our country; or another example of your choosing. Drawing upon your knowledge and research of group decision making processes, discuss the following: 


How might "groupthink" account for the real or alleged mistakes that were made? That is, what

symptoms of groupthink appeared to be present? Look for evidence of such things as group

polarization, conformity pressures, self-censoring, mind guards, etc.

How could groupthink have been prevented? That is, what are some changes that could have

been done in the decision making process that might have led to better results?


2. Choose a major controversy event from the last 25 - 50 years for example, the Bay of Pigs Invasion

during President Kennedy's era;the Vietnam War during President Johnson's era; or another example

of your choosing. Drawing upon your knowledge

and research of group decision making processes, discuss the following: 


How might "groupthink" account for the real or alleged mistakes that were made? That is, what

symptoms of groupthink appeared to be present? Look for evidence of such things as group

polarization, conformity pressures, self-censoring, mind guards, etc.


How could groupthink have been prevented? That is, what are some changes that could have been

done in the decision making process that might have led to better results?

Recently Asked Questions

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

-

Educational Resources
  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question