3 Conditions That Cause Groupthink That No One Has Told You About

Groupthink is not something you want at work

Find out how you can recognise the things that normally precede Groupthink.

 

Here’s some key messages from this episode:

– How Psychological Safety influences Groupthink  

– How Insulated Groups are vulnerable to Groupthink 

– Why Temporary Low Self Esteem can encourage Groupthink 

 

Here’s some key takeaways from this episode:

Groupthink is caused by Decision Makers Constitute a Cohesive Group 

“You’re likely to have group think in places where there is high group loyalty, a strong feeling of we” 

Groupthink is caused by structural faults within the organization”

“The likelihood of groupthink increases when there are structural faults within the organization” 

Groupthink is caused by Provocative Situational Context

“This is where the situation provokes the group to adopt Groupthink instead of alternatives”

 

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Here’s some resources so you can go deeper:  

Groupthink of Irving Janis

 

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