- External reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groupthink
groupthink When people provide an assessment that looks like the one of people before them.
We unconsciously tend to want to avoid conflict and thrive for unanimity.
Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or dysfunctional decision-making outcome
minimize conflict and reach a consensus decision without critical evaluation
Groupthink requires individuals to avoid raising controversial issues or alternative solutions, and there is loss of individual creativity, uniqueness and independent thinking.
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- make people secretly read their assessment before telling it
- make people write down their assessment before knowing the one of their colleagues