groupthink

(noun) “A process of reasoning or decision-making by a group, especially one characterized by uncritical acceptance or conformity to a perceived majority view” (Wiktionary 2013).

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  • Variant form: group-think
  • Also called group think theory.

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Wiktionary. n.d. s.v. “groupthink.” Retrieved April 1, 2013 (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/groupthink).