Group Psychology on Leadership - Dictionary of Arguments
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Leadership/groupthink/Group psychology: Matie Flowers (1977)(1) examined leadership style and found that groups with directive leaders suggested fewer potential solutions and used less available information when making decisions. Decision-making procedures were also shown to be sometimes predictive of groupthink symptoms. For example, when decision-making processes were limited (e.g., by allowing majority decisions rather than insisting they be unanimous), decision quality suffered (Kameda and Sugimori, 1993)(2). >Groupthink/psychological theories, >GroupthinkJanis.
1. Flowers, M.L. (1977) ‘A laboratory test of some implications of Janis’ groupthink hypothesis’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 35: 888–96.
2. Kameda, T. and Sugimori, S. (1993) ‘Psychological entrapment in group decision making: An assigned decision rule and a groupthink phenomenon’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65: 282–92.
Dominic J. Packer and Nick D. Ungson, „Group Decision-Making. Revisiting Janis’ groupthink studies“, in: Joanne R. Smith and S. Alexander Haslam (eds.) 2017. Social Psychology. Revisiting the Classic studies. London: Sage Publications_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
S. Alexander Haslam
Joanne R. Smith
Social Psychology. Revisiting the Classic Studies London 2017