This case study examines the Bay of Pigs crisis in 1961 and the inadequate decision-making process that led to failure. The US national security council succumbed to groupthink which manifested itself in an illusion of invulnerability and unanimity; and resulted in few alternatives and objectives being considered, a disregard for the risks involved and weak contingency planning.
Carroll, J.S. (2018, June 28). Bay of Pigs: How groupthink led to a military failure [Video file]. In The Business & Management Collection, Henry Stewart Talks. Retrieved July 17, 2018, from https://hstalks.com/bm/3782/.