Groupthink ** The desire for harmony in a group results in an irrational decision

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. Group members try to minimize conflict and reach a consensus decision without critical evaluation of alternative viewpoints, by actively suppressing dissenting viewpoints, and by … Continue reading Groupthink ** The desire for harmony in a group results in an irrational decision

Conversation is not a panacea for all our problems ** But it goes a long way

I often get criticized when I talk about the power of conversation. People conclude that I think conversation will solve all our problems, and nothing else is needed. Or that I am ruling out debate or other forms of human interaction. I am not. Conversation is not a panacea for all our problems. It can … Continue reading Conversation is not a panacea for all our problems ** But it goes a long way