TITLE

Paradigms, tunnel vision, and group thinking

AUTHOR(S)
Fetzer, John
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Mar2005, Vol. 381 Issue 5, p996
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of personality similarities and compatibilities of scientists in the success and failure of a group project. Common personality type of researchers; Disadvantages of group members with similar personalities; Recommended solution to prevent the possibility of a close-minded opinion dominating the group decision.
ACCESSION #
16371447

 

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