Victims of Groupthink: A Psychological Study of Foreign-Policy Decisions and Fiascoes

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972 - Political Science - 277 pages
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Janis identifies the causes and fateful consequences of groupthink, the process that takes over when decision-making bodies agree for the sake of agreeing to abandon their critical judgment.

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This was required reading in college and discussed in depth in group dynamics classes. The theory of group-think is very well supported and anyone in management needs to understand the group dynamics that make it all too real and a threat to the world. Read full review

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