DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.10.001
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Atsuo Murata

Abstract: Cognitive conformity changes the opinion, the judgment, or the behavior of individuals and forces them to obey the norm or canon of the group or the organization. Such conformity might potentially lead to irrational decision-making as a group. Therefore, it is important for organizational managers to make efforts and take measures so that unconscious conformity behavior does not lead to serious accidents. An experiment was conducted to get insights into conformity behaviors that could potentially be risk fact…

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