GROUPTHINK

An agreeing seeking tendency interfering with group decision making. Includes apparent conformity, being invulnerable, moral correctness and biased group perceptions. Causes include cohesion and isolation, poor leadership and stress.

GROUPTHINK: "The groupthink was identified by Irving Janis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GROUPTHINK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/groupthink/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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