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Group Think and Politics

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This is a great description of the effects of group think (although a bit long). At about the 7 minute mark he goes into the impact of hearing a message over and over. Seems if we hear something enough times, we have a tendacy to believe it to be true.. It explains how political campaigns and even news interviews can distort reality.  More importantly, it is a warning to leaders to ensure dissent (one of  four (4) conversations of an elusive ...

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Malcolm Gladwell and Robert Krulwich at the 92nd Street Y

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Gladwell shares his perspective on selection vs. treatment of students. Questions to ponder….

  • What is the implication from leaders who are coaching others?
  • What factors do we use to select?
  • Do we find individuals with the right work ethic who need to be developed further?
  • Do we seek to find the perfect employee and not invest in developing them?
  • Are we under developing our people and focusing too much on finding ...
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