Groupthink



[groop-thingk] /ˈgrupˌθɪŋk/

noun
1.
the practice of approaching problems or issues as matters that are best dealt with by consensus of a group rather than by individuals acting independently; conformity.
2.
the lack of individual creativity, or of a sense of personal responsibility, that is sometimes characteristic of group interaction.
/ˈɡruːpˌθɪŋk/
noun
1.
a tendency within organizations or society to promote or establish the view of the predominant group
n.

1959, from group (n.) + think.

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