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Groupthink : psychological studies of policy decisions and fiascoes / Irving L. Janis.

2nd ed.. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1982] .
ISBN 9780395317044, 0395317045

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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.
Politische Entscheidung.
Psychologische aspecten.
Sciences de la politique -- Cas, Études de.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations administration.
United States.
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.
Watergate, Affaire, 1972-1974.
Description xii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Rev. and enlarged edition of: Victims of groupthink. 1972.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-334) and index.
Contents Fiascoes. Introduction: 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? -- Counterpoint. The Cuban Missile Crisis ; The making of the Marshall Plan. -- Theory, implications, and applications. The groupthink syndrome ; The Watergate cover-up: How clever manipulators can get caught in an avoidable quagmire ; Generalizations: Who succumbs, when, and why ; Preventing groupthink.
Genre Case studies.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8537433
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Janis, Irving L. 1918-1990.
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