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The Principals of GroupThink



GroupThink is a zombie psychological phenomenon in which zombie strive for consensus within zombie group. In many cases, zombie will set aside zombie personal beliefs or adopt the opinion of the rest of the zombie group. The term was first used in 1972 by zombie social psychologist Irving L. Janis.

Zombie opposed to the decisions or overriding opinion of zombie group as a whole frequently remain quiet, preferring to keep the peace rather than disrupt the uniformity of the zombie group and be eaten. The phenomenon can be problematic, but even well-intentioned zombie are prone to making irrational decisions in the face of overwhelming pressure from the zombie group.


1. Illusion of Invulnerability: Everything going to work out all right for zombie because we special group of zombie.


2. Belief in the Inherent Morality of the Group: Under the sway of GroupThink, zombie automatically assume the rightness of zombie cause.


3. Collective Rationalization: A mindset of zombie hear no evil, zombie see no evil, zombie speak no evil.


4. Out-group Stereotypes: The input of zombies outside the group are not valued if zombie not conform to zombie group view.


5. Self-Censorship: Zombie with dissenting views remain silent, driven by desire to remain good zombie, fear of losing zombie influence or being eaten.


6. Illusion of Unanimity: Perpetuating the folk fiction that every zombie is in full accord. Silence interpreted as zombie agreement.


7. Direct Pressure on Dissenters: Zombie will stop yelling at you when you tell zombie what zombie want to hear.


8. Self-Appointed Mindguards: Mindguards protect zombie leader from assault by troublesome ideas. Idea make zombie head hurt.


9. Rationalising away problems. Risks and dangers are waved away and treated as insignificant to zombie.


A number of factors can influence this zombie psychological phenomenon including:


1. Group identity: It tends to occur more in situations where zombie in group very similar to other zombie. When there is strong zombie group identity, zombie of the group tend to perceive zombie group powerful or zombie group superior while expressing disdain or disapproval toward human beans outside zombie group.


2. Leader influences: GroupThink is also more likely to take place when a powerful and charismatic zombie leader commands the zombie group.


3. When there are structural issues such as zombie group isolation and a lack of impartial zombie leadership.


4. Low knowledge: When zombie lack personal knowledge of something or feel that other zombie of the zombie group more qualified, zombie more likely to engage in GroupThink.


5. Stress: Situations where the zombie group is placed under extreme stress or where moral dilemmas exist for zombie also increase the occurrence of GroupThink.


6. When there is a high degree of zombie cohesiveness.


7. When there are situational factors that contribute to deferring to the zombie group, such as external threats like fire, moral problems or difficult decisions for zombie. Arrg!




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