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Dangers of Groupthink!

I need help to answer the below questions, they are also on the attached file.

The cases refered to, is in the attached doc.

1.What are some factors that lead to groupthink in the cases described here? What can teams do to attempt to prevent groupthink from occurring?
2.How might differences in status among group members contribute to groupthink? For example, how might lower-status members react to a group's decision? Are lower-status members more or less likely to be dissenters? Why might higher-status group members be more effective dissenters?
3.How might group characteristics such as size and cohesiveness affect groupthink?

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The cases refered to, is in the attached doc.

1.What are some factors that lead to groupthink in the cases described here? What can teams do to attempt to prevent groupthink from occurring?
2.How might differences in status among group members contribute to groupthink? For example, how might lower-status members react to a group's decision? Are lower-status members more or less likely to be dissenters? Why might higher-status group members be more effective dissenters?
3.How might group characteristics such as size and cohesiveness affect groupthink?

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