Video for group communication: cohesiveness

Video for group communication: cohesiveness

Simpsons: Season 5, episode 20

In this clip, Homer is seated on a jury for the assault trial of the Mayor’s nephew, Freddy Quimby.  When Homer finds out the jury could be sequestered in a nice hotel, he determines to vote the opposite of the rest of the jurors. The clip in the jury room is a great example of a lack of group cohesiveness, specifically due to a hidden agenda. Although it turns out in the end that Homer’s vote was correct…

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