Groupism


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Groupism

The tendency of members of a group to agree with each other and not to contradict each other out of a desire for status, recognition or acceptance. Groupism is dangerous in business as one member may be afraid to point out a flaw in another's thinking or the group as a whole may be disinclined toward innovation.
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This article relies on Rogers Brubaker who critically analyzes groupism and offers "alternative ways of conceptualizing ethnicity without invoking the imagery of bounded groups." Brubaker argues that using ethnicity, race or nationalities as groups for classification, fails to distinguish between groups and categories.
The Groupism Argument serves as that extension argument.
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A characteristic common to various forms of the traditional economy is viewing society and economic organizations within it as families, (6) a view known as familistic groupism. Such movements exist to varying degrees in most great world religions, with probably the most important in the Islamic and Confucian worlds (Rosser and Rosser, 1998) followed by in the Hindu world in India (Rosser and Rosser, 2005).
In this regard, it is something like 'love' in American popular culture, for it is both a major means to social improvement and an end in itself." Quoting Honna and Hoffer (1989), who claim that "[...] harmony within the group is a key value in Japanese society", (Honna and Hoffer, 1989: 122), Wierzbicka points out that the Japanese wa and the English harmony are actually not one and the same thing, since wa has clear implications of "groupism" and "anti-individualism" (Wierzbicka, 1997: 249).
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At the centre of "groupism" and the community development movement to which it gave rise stands a matter of no small ambiguousness.
In such societies, the libertarian view of individual rights as the bedrock of justice seems almost irrelevant, given the prevalence of groupism: tribalism, ethnic or religious solidarity, nationalism, and the like.