Pooling of Unshared Information in Group Decision Making : Biased Information Sampling During Discussion

@inproceedings{Stasser2001PoolingOU,
  title={Pooling of Unshared Information in Group Decision Making : Biased Information Sampling During Discussion},
  author={Garold L Stasser},
  year={2001}
}
Decision-making groups can potentially benefit from pooling members' information, particularly when members individually have partial and biased information but collectively can compose an unbiased characterization of the decision alternatives. The proposed biased sampling model of group discussion, however, suggests that group members often fail to effectively pool their information because discussion tends to be dominated by (a) information that members hold in common before discussion and (b… CONTINUE READING
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