Friday 20 April 2018

Young need to smash 'groupthink'

• A recurring theme in recent times has been the idea of 'groupthink' and how this phenomenon has led to systemic failure in many areas.

Groupthink was given as one of the reasons for the global banking crash, for failures in the Catholic Church and recently within RTE, where journalists failed to challenge aspects of a 'Prime Time Investigates' documentary.

If we go back further in history, groupthink was evident in the rise of Hitler and in Biblical times led to the crucifixion of Christ.

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