Decision-making in Groups

  • K. J. Radford


The discussion now proceeds to the subject of decision-making in groups. For our purpose, a group is defined as a number of individuals or subgroups that share a common purpose or have one or more common objectives. For example, members of a committee which has been set up to organize an exhibition constitute a group, as do nations linked together by a treaty and companies engaged in a joint venture. These group members can be envisaged as in Fig. 6-1.


Decision Rule Group Decision Decision Situation European Economic Community Approval Vote 
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  • K. J. Radford
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  1. 1.York UniversityCanada

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