The Abilene Paradox and Other Meditations on Management
Faulty decision-making can have dire consequences, and when it comes to group decisions, the challenges are even greater. Join Dr. Jerry B. Harvey as he clearly illustrates why no organization wants to find themselves goin' to Abilene.
See how group dynamics can keep individuals from stating their true beliefs for fear of isolation and separation, and how that often leads to mismanaged agreement.
You'll learn to recognize the warning signs of risky group dynamics and improve decision-making processes throughout your organization.
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Review: The Abilene Paradox and Other Meditations on ManagementUser Review - Ko Matsuo - Goodreads
Witty essays pointing to group conformity being a strong motivation force for decision making. Made me ponder how weak we are if we cling to virtues of individualism and freedom, but at the same time ... Read full review
Review: The Abilene Paradox and Other Meditations on ManagementUser Review - Joel Pruett - Goodreads
Interesting ideas, but full of loose, kitschy metaphors and sensational imagery. Read full review
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