- Groupthink, the Bay of Pigs, the NASA Challenger disaster, the war in Iraq
- Robert F. Bales, fantasy chains, group facilitation
- The here and now concept
- Stages of team development
- Group polarization and the risky shift phenomenon
Articles and Books:
Personality & Interpersonal Behavior, by Robert F. Bales.
Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals (about the Lincoln admistration)
Groupthink, by Irving Janis,.
Emotions Revealed, by Paul Ekman.
Click here for a website featuring a collection of articles about the concept of metaphor. Understanding how metaphors work is the key to understanding group process.