Type: Single-Session Workshop
Total Workshop Time: 2 hours
Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.
Workshop Description: No area of organizational life is more subject to scrutiny than group decision making – or more vulnerable to failure. Why do even the most cohesive, well-intentioned groups sometimes make decisions that turn out to be monumental errors? Because decision making is a very human process and subject to human error. The late Dr. Irving Janis of Yale University identified the culprit as groupthink: A natural tendency to achieve agreement for the sake of group unity, regardless of contrary facts or potential consequences.
In this workshop participants will:
Presented by: Raymond Brown, Jr., Professional Development Specialist
Thursday, September 4, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM