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The power of Groupthink and Organisational Impacts

The power of Groupthink and Organisational Impacts

The term ‘groupthink’ was coined by psychologist Irving Janis in 1972.  Groupthink is a phenomenon that occurs when the desire for group consensus overrides people’s common-sense desire to present views to the contrary, critique or express an unpopular opinion....
Why HR Managers Should Care About Behavioural Biases

Why HR Managers Should Care About Behavioural Biases

Humans are constrained by what psychologist, Herbert Simon, called “bounded rationality”. This states that humans will make decisions based on the limited knowledge they can accumulate, instead of making the most efficient decision. Behavioural biases refer to...