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Definition: Groupthink is a process though which the desire for consensus in groups can lead to poor decisions. Rather than object to poor decisions and risk losing a sense of group solidarity, members may remain silent and thereby lend their support.

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Crossman, Ashley. "Groupthink." ThoughtCo, Apr. 26, 2017, Crossman, Ashley. (2017, April 26). Groupthink. Retrieved from Crossman, Ashley. "Groupthink." ThoughtCo. (accessed March 22, 2018).