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Victims of groupthink; a psychological study of foreign-policy decisions and fiascoes [by] Irving L. Janis.

Boston, Houghton, Mifflin [1972] .
ISBN 0395140021

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Subjects Aussenpolitik.
Diplomatic relations.
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- 1945-1989.
États-Unis -- Relations extérieures -- Administration.
International relations administration.
Policy sciences -- Case studies.
Policy sciences.
Política -- Estudio con casos.
Sciences de la politique -- Cas, Études de.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations administration.
United States.
Description viii, 277 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-258).
Summary Janis identifies the causes and fateful consequences of groupthink, the process that takes over when decision-making bodies agree for the sake of agreeing to abandon their critical judgment.
Contents Why so many miscalculations? -- A perfect failure : the Bay of Pigs -- In and out of North Korea : the wrong war with the wrong enemy -- Pearl Harbor revisited : or why the fortress slept -- Escalation of the Vietnam War : how could it happen? -- The Cuban Missile crisis -- The making of the Marshall Plan -- Generalizations : who succumbs, when, and why? -- Preventing Groupthink.
Genre Case studies.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)539682
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Janis, Irving L. 1918-1990.
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