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Book:Wiser : getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter / Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie.:[2015] Book Wiser : getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter / Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie.
Wiser : getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter / Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie.
Author: Sunstein, Cass R
Associated Name: Hastie, Reid, author.
Publication year: [2015]
Language: English
Call Number HM746 .S86 2015
Media class: Book
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 9781422122990 1422122999
Extent: vi, 252 pages ; 22 cm
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"We've all been involved in group decisions -- and they're hard. And they often turn out badly. Why? Many blame bad decisions on 'groupthink' without a clear idea of what that term really means. Now, Nudge coauthor Cass Sunstein and leading decision-making scholar Reid Hastie shed light on the specifics of why and how group decisions go wrong -- and offer tactics and lessons to help leaders avoid the pitfalls and reach better outcomes"--Dust jacket.
Introduction : beyond groupthink -- part 1. How groups fail. From high hopes to fiascos -- Amplifying errors -- Cascades -- Group polarization -- "What everybody knows" -- part 2. How groups succeed. Eight ways to reduce failures -- A framework for improvement : identifying and selecting solutions -- When are crowds wise? -- How to harness experts -- Tips for using tournaments -- Prediction markets -- Asking the public -- "One ball" -- Conclusion : the bright future.

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