A critical examination of the concept of decision making or consensus that has held sway in thinking about groups since its introduction in the 1930s. As a part of the group dynamics movement, the concept of consensus was accepted perhaps without adequate reflection regarding its nature and utility as a way of thinking about and teaching about group process.The authors carefully define the concept, trace it historically, and critically evaluate its merit to create an understanding of what happens when groups of people come ...

Emergent Issues in Human Decision Making 1984, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809311514