The costs and benefits of undoing egocentric responsibility assessments in groups.

@article{Caruso2006TheCA,
  title={The costs and benefits of undoing egocentric responsibility assessments in groups.},
  author={Eugene M. Caruso and Nicholas Epley and Max H. Bazerman},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={857-71}
}
Individuals working in groups often egocentrically believe they have contributed more of the total work than is logically possible. Actively considering others' contributions effectively reduces these egocentric assessments, but this research suggests that undoing egocentric biases in groups may have some unexpected costs. Four experiments demonstrate that members who contributed much to the group outcome are actually less satisfied and less interested in future collaborations after considering… CONTINUE READING
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