CONSENSUS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. Basic agreement between team members, particularly whenever making a decision or approving something. CONSENSUS: "The general consensus was that the young man was not guilty." Related Psychology Terms VROOM-YETTON-JAGO MODEL OF LEADERSHIP TOTAL-PACKAGE ARBITRATION SUBJECTIVE-EXPECTED VALUE AUTOCRAT TEAM MENTAL MODEL PERMISSIVE PARENTING ARBITRATION THEORY IRRATIONALITY CAUTIOUS SHIFT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSENSUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/consensus/ (accessed January 14, 2021).