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Group Decision Making

  • By: Nicholas J. S. Christenfeld
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Decisions are often made in groups: sometimes to maximize the quality of the decision, sometimes because the decision makers are all stakeholders, and sometimes to diffuse, or obscure, responsibility. Group decisions range from formal committees to casual conversations, ...