Organization risks

Research the key term “groupthink” for organizational theory class.

Minimum 500 words, APA 6th Edition (Font: Times new roman, Font size :12, Double spaced).

Follow this format:

DEFINITION: a brief definition of the key term and 1 in text APA citation with reference. This does not count in the word requirement.

SUMMARY: Summarize the article in your own words- this should be in the 150-200-word range. Be sure to note the article’s author, note their credentials and why we should put any weight behind his/her opinions, research, or findings.

DISCUSSION: Using 300-350 words, write a brief discussion, of how the article relates to “groupthink”. Do not rehash what was already stated in the article, but add value by sharing your experiences, thoughts, and opinions. This is the most important part of the assignment.

REFERENCES: Have 1 reference with intext citation (peer-reviewed academic journal articles written within the past 3 years)

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substantively discerning its effectiveness or effect on the operation of the group. Groupthink often minimizes the chances of conflict within a group because every member gets their way without being put under criticism to give proper reasoning for their decisions and how they will impact the group (Bang & Frith, 2017). An organization with set goals and objectives runs the risk of failing to attain the same if it is affected by groupthink within its various processes. Any organization often encourages cohesion within its departments because this will enhance teamwork which is vital in the success of the workforce. In fostering this cohesion, the organization risks encouraging group thin because the employees will fear airing contrary

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