Write a paper describing a group decision process that you, personally, participated in, and that was affected by one or more of the following group biases:â€¢Group polarizationâ€¢Groupthinkâ€¢Abilene EffectIn your paper, answer the following questions.â€¢Did the bias or biases affect the quality of the final group decision? How?â€¢Did anybody in the group notice what was going on, and try to prevent it from affecting the decision? If so, what?â€¢If you were in a similar meeting in the future, how would you prevent the same biases from affecting the outcome?Proceed as follows.â€¢Identify, define, and briefly describe the bias or biases youâ€™re discussing. If more than one, then make sure your descriptions specify the differences between them.â€¢Describe the group decision process. Be specific. What was the decision being discussed? Who were the participants? What was the status of each person in the group (participant, expert, leader, senior employee, etc.)?â€¢Answer the questions above.â€ƒReferences:Burkeman, O., 2015. Believing that life is fair might make you a terrible person (The Guardian) Retrieved on 28 Jul 2017 from https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/oliver-burkeman-column/2015/feb/03/believing-that-life-is-fair-might-make-you-a-terrible-personCarroll, R., 2014c. Attribution biases. Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from http://skepdic.com/attribution.htmlDinkel, A., 2013. Avoiding groupthink and other bad behaviors. Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://www.alnmag.com/article/2013/04/avoiding-groupthink-and-other-bad-behaviorsHarvey, J. 1988. The Abilene paradox: The management of agreement (Redacted). Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://assets.aspeninstitute.org/content/uploads/files/content/upload/16-Harvey-Abilene-Paradox-redacted.pdfiResearch, 2017e. What is attribution theory? Retrieved on 20 September from http://psychology.iresearchnet.com/developmental-psychology/personality-development-psychology/what-is-attribution-theory/iResearch, 2017f. Group polarization. Retrieved on 20 September from http://psychology.iresearchnet.com/social-psychology/group/group-polarization/iResearch, 2017g. Groupthink. Retrieved on 20 September from http://psychology.iresearchnet.com/industrial-organizational-psychology/group-dynamics/groupthink-i-o/Lehrer, J., 2009. A just world. Retrieved on 18 JUL 2018 from https://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2009/09/a-just-world/196991/MacKay, G., 2014. Project management and the â€œFundamental attribution error.â€ Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from http://blog.parallelprojecttraining.com/project-management-articles/project-management-fundamental-attribution-error/Petrovic, N., 2012. Attribution errors in business; Being aware of your biases. Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://www.businessroom.com/en/Article/Categories/Managing/Attribution-errors-in-business-Being-aware-of-your-biasesRatWiki 2017f. Just world hypothesis. (Rational Wiki) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Just_world_hypothesisRatWiki, 2017e. Ultimate attribution error. (Rational Wiki) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Ultimate_attribution_errorRatWiki, 2017g. Groupthink. (Rational Wiki) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/GroupthinkRensvold, R. 2017b. Determining attributions. (Supplemental material for MGT422, Trident University International. Not available online.)Wiki, 2017f. Attribution (psychology). (Wikipedia) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attribution_(psychology)Wiki, 2017g. Fundamental attribution error. (Wikipedia) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundamental_attribution_errorWiki, 2017h. Just-world hypothesis. (Wikipedia) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_world_hypothesisWiki, 2017i. Group polarization. (Wikipedia) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_polarizationWiki, 2017j. Groupthink. (Wikipedia) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GroupthinkWiki, 2017k. Abilene paradox. (Wikipedia) Retrieved on 20 September 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abilene_paradox
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