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Groupthink

psychological studies of policy decisions and fiascoes

by Irving Lester Janis

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Policy sciences -- Case studies.,
    • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations administration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIrving L. Janis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE744 .J29 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3495796M
      ISBN 100395331897
      LC Control Number82015813

      Groupthink principles and fundamentals in organizations Hassan,Golkar Department of Management, ShahidBahonar University, Kerman, Iran Abstract Groupthink is a widely utilized theory in social psychology, organizational theory, group decision-making sciences, and management hink, a term coined by social psychologist Irving Janis. I’ve been thinking about using the current COVID downtime to get back into reading - I used to be an absolutely voracious reader before grad school, but reading so many scientific journal articles kinda killed my enthusiasm for reading because they’re all terribly written.

      Groupthink, mode of thinking in which individual members of small cohesive groups tend to accept a viewpoint or conclusion that represents a perceived group consensus, whether or not the group members believe it to be valid, correct, or hink reduces the efficiency of collective problem solving within such groups.. The theory of groupthink was first developed by the social. Groupthink is a phenomenon that occurs when the desire for group consensus overrides people's common sense desire to present alternatives, critique a position, or express an unpopular opinion. Here, the desire for group cohesion effectively drives out good decision-making and problem solving.

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Groupthink refers to (Page 9) "deterioration of mental efficiency, reality testing, and moral judgment that results from in-group pressures." Janis describes the dynamic thus (Page 5): "In studies of social clubs and other small groups, conformity pressures have frequently been by: I enjoyed the case studies but felt that the book had considerable repetition.

The Groupthink book audience is clearly an academic one and not t A study of the phenomenon and dangers of Groupthink. The author assesses decision making in several policy fiascoes including Bay of Pigs, Pearl Harbor, Korean War, and VietNam to understand why that happened/5.

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Irving Janis developed a study on group decision making based on human social behavior in which maintaining group cohesiveness and solidarity is felt as more important than considering the facts in a realistic manner. Janis gave the following definition of Groupthink (GT): A mode of thinking that people engage in when they are deeply involved in a cohesive group, when the members' strivings.

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of groupthink’, and his lengthy study included much analysis of its other attributes. But for our present purpose, we can draw out from his work three characteristics of policy’. In his paper, Victims of Groupthink: A Psychological Study of Foreign Policy Decisions and Fiascoes, he addressed the social dynamics operating in the.

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Irving L. Janis' Victims of Groupthink Paul 't Hart1 INTRODUCTION Victims of Groupthink: A Psychological Study of Foreign Policy Decisions and Fiascoes by Irving L. Janis was published for the first time in In an unprecedented way, Janis applied ideas from small-group analysis to the explana-tion of policy fiascoes.The perils of groupthink Missy Cummings is director of Duke University’s Humans and Autonomy Lab and was one of the U.S.

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