Groupthink is a concept that was identified by Irving Janis9 that refers to faulty decision-making in a group. Groups experiencing groupthink do not consider all alternatives and they desire unanimity at the expense of quality decisions. Learn more about groupthink and then complete the interactive exercise at the end of the discussion.
|Conditions||Groupthink occurs when groups are highly cohesive and when they are under considerable pressure to make a quality decision.|
|Negative outcomes|| Some negative outcomes of groupthink include: |
|Symptoms|| Some symptoms of groupthink are: |
|Solutions|| Some solutions include: |