If you don't have exhaustion yet from the political world, apply this business information to a political party.
Is your workplace set up to promote groupthink? If so, The whole decision-making process is in trouble.
Great ways to foster alternative views and constructive criticism: Assign people to play the devil's advocate, taking opposing viewpoint so you can see the holes in your position. Get people to wage debates that are two different sides of the issue. Have an anonymous suggestion box that employees must contribute to as part of the decision-making process.
Remember people can be independent thinkers and team players at the same time help them fill both roles.
Stay tuned for the Harvard Couples Conference ideas in the upcoming blogs.