Cass Sunstein on Getting Past Groupthink

Making the right, not necessarily popular, decision

October 16, 2015 / Podcast # 15-21

Cass Sunstein

Cass Sunstein defines “groupthink” as “when you have a group of people whose members don’t disclose what they actually know” and instead make a decision based on what they think is popular to the group as a whole. This conformity can be disastrous. Luckily Sunstein is here to talk about his new book Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter and how to make informed decisions.

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