Groupthink and sports: An application of Whyte's model

Charles P. Koerber, Christopher Neck

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Abstract

This paper utilizes Whyte's groupthink recast framework to analyze the Major League Umpires Association resignation decision. Our analysis supports the importance of high collective efficacy to groupthink and thus defective decision making. Implications for both research and practice are presented based on our analysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)20-28
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Effectiveness
  • Groupthink
  • Sport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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