Irving Janis

Psychologist, Author

1918 – 1990

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Who was Irving Janis?

Irving Lester Janis was a research psychologist at Yale University and a professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley most famous for his theory of "groupthink" which described the systematic errors made by groups when making collective decisions.

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Born
May 26, 1918
Buffalo
Also known as
  • Irving Lester Janis
Profession
Education
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
Died
Nov 15, 1990

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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