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Why groupthink never went away: we must encourage dissent

5 mins | May 8, 2018

Groupthink is the psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people where the desire to minimise conflict and reach a consensus decision, results in flawed outcomes achieved by the active suppression of dissenting viewpoints and isolation of group members from outside influences. Though it was identified in the 1970s, Andrew Hill writing in the Financial Times in May 2018 shows us how our capacity for flawed decision-making remains unchanged.

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From Financial Times