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    The CEO of your company has been extremely frustrated with what has been occurring within the organization lately. In a recent managers meeting he exclaimed, "Everyone around this place just follows the status quo. No one ever has any unique ideas on how we can make this organization better. You just sit here and wait for me to give you directions on what to do. Then you follow those directions word for word without asking any questions or making any improvements. We need to change this attitude and change it quickly" He then pointed out each of your group members and said, "You are in charge of fixing this and I want a strategy to fix this on my desk in one week!"

    The CEO has created a group to analyze the possible causes and to identify recommendations to overcome what he sees as detrimental to the organizations success. YOU have been selected to be a member of this group.

    Your group must do analysis, have discussions (either via the small group chat or discussion board) and come to a consensus to prepare a report (paper) that addresses the following:

    Identify the decision theory or theories that your group believes best explains what is occurring within the organization (is the decision making behavior within the organization best explained by using groupthink, social comparison theory, conformity, group polarization, a combination of these concepts, or all of these concepts?). Be sure your group report fully supports your group's conclusions?

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 611 words with references.

    // Decision Making is one of the most important part of a Company's operation, as it involves a thorough analysis of various factors, as well as, perspective. In this paper, we are trying to work upon various Groupthink decision theories. In order to write such report, we have to give a succinct introduction, wherein, we introduce the topic. //

    Groupthink Decision Theory

    This report presents an insight about the theory of Groupthink which deals with decision making. As this report shows that the CEO of the company has been enormously frustrated with what has been occurring within the organization recently. In a recent meeting of the company, the CEO gave a task to his managers and asked them to identify the behavior of decision making prevailing in the organization. After a through analysis, they found that groupthink decision making theory is customary in the company

    Groupthink theory is a type of contemplation which is usually demonstrated by the group members who try to lessen disagreements and arrive at consent exclusive of ...

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 523 Words, APA References.