Ch 13: Group Decision Making

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons, and learn about the different aspects of group decision making. These lessons use fun animations and engaging on-screen graphics to help you retain critical information.

Group Decision Making - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Making decisions in a business environment can be challenging. It is always difficult to ensure everyone is happy. In this lesson, we take a look at group decision making. We will also explore why some situations may work better than others for group decision making. You'll watch lessons that introduce you to different concepts related to problems or challenges with groups during the decision-making process. Some of the other topics that you will study include:

  • Individuals vs. teams
  • Group decision-making techniques
  • Groupthink
  • Polarization in groups
  • Conflict in teams
  • Ethical considerations in groups

VideoObjective
Strengths and Weaknesses of Group Decision Making Take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of group decision making.
Group vs. Individual Decision Making: When to Use Each Study when to use teams vs. individuals.
Techniques for Group Decision Making in Business Learn about the effectiveness of different group decision-making techniques.
Groupthink: Definition & Examples Find out about groupthink.
Group Polarization in Group Decision Making Explore the ideas of group shift and group polarization.
Team Conflict and the Work Process Examine the reasons why conflict may occur in teams.
The Devil's Advocate: Impacts on Groups Decision Making Learn about the devil's advocate and how it can be used in groups.
Cultural and Ethical Considerations in Group Decision Making Study cultural and ethical considerations during group decision making.

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