Meaning of “groupthink” in the English Dictionary


"groupthink" in Business English

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groupthinknoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡruːpθɪŋk/ us also group think MEETINGS, MANAGEMENT

the process in which bad decisions are made by a group because its members do not want to express opinions, suggest new ideas, etc. that others may disagree with:

Most of us thought the product wouldn't sell, but nobody told the boss – that's the danger of group think.

(Definition of “groupthink” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)