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Groupthink, conformity, and obedience

This posting examines how groupthink, conformity, and obedience are similar and different. It also offers personal evidence about how I have experienced conformity in a beneficial way.

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As you compare and contrast how groupthink, conformity, and obedience, please allow my notes to guide you:

First, please note that conformity means changing one's behaviors, attitudes, or beliefs to match other group members. Conformity can occur based on nonverbal or unspoken group pressure, real or imagined. Conformity usually occurs from spoken or unspoken group norms. It show hows people want to fit in and ...

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Groupthink, conformity, and obedience are compared and contrasted.