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A Study of Groupthink in Project Teams

  title={A Study of Groupthink in Project Teams},
  author={J. Reaves},
A Study of Groupthink in Project Teams by John A. Reaves MAIS, George Mason University, 1995 BS, Radford University, 1989 Proposal Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Management Walden University March 2018 
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