- Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2015 13:20
Director’s Cut: Article of the Month from Library Director Jeff Garvey
Sunstein, CR., Making dumb groups smarter: the new science of group decision making. Harvard Business Review 92 (12): 90-8.
Since the beginning of history, people have been making decisions in groups. Unfortunately groups frequently fail to live up to their potential, making bigger mistakes than individuals would. Groups often amplify individual errors, stampede toward bad decisions, foment polarization and extremism and ignore information that isn’t already held. The answer? Encourage individuals to share their diverse knowledge rather than suppress it. Read more... https://hbr.org/2014/11/making-dumb-groups-smarter You must be signed into your Athens account to read this article.
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