What is an example of groupthink?

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Groupthink is a phenomena when individual perspectives are stifled because of the view of the majority. In a question that asks, which of the following is an example of Groupthink the answer would be Bay of Pigs. Other examples of Groupthink are Titanic and any association where a person feels like their view isn't give much heed.
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Examples of Groupthink are the failure to anticipate the Japanese attack
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Some recent groupthink examples: Financial crisis: Financial industry as a whole exhibited herd behavior with CDOs and other ABSs, and many organizations, like Lehman and AIG, demonstrated
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The Bay of Pigs Invasion. They were so preoccupied with their agreement to the point that their judgment was impaired. Source(s) Social psychologist Irving Janis.
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A good example could be: A group of teenagers are hanging out on a Tuesday night. One person suggests going to a concert late at night. A few other members of the group think also
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