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The #1 Killer of Change

Lead Change Blog

That phenomenon, first described by Jerry B Harvey in his article ‘The Abilene Paradox’, highlighted his views on consensus inertia. He believed, as I do, that groupthink erodes values; stifles critical thinking, limits creativity; enables undue influence of direction; and, allows inequity of action. I recently had a great catch up with my younger brother and youngest sister over a meal in their favorite local restaurant.