Twelve Angry Men (Norms, Roles, Process) Essay
· Respect elders (e.g., the laborer is the self-appointed enforcer of good manners)
· The jurors had come to value a case based on facts, not prejudice or stereotypes. Those who upheld this value (Juror 8 and the Juror 4) were respected and became leaders that were looked to for guidance. The jurors that maintained arguments based on stereotypes alienated themselves from the others.
· The decision has to be unanimous (hung jury was something nobody liked)
· No racial prejudices were tolerated (everybody turned their backs to juror 10 when he started saying that "he knew people of these kind very well")
The group initially started with a process of arriving at a decision by voting and there was a groupthink causing …show more content…
Dominator attempts to manipulate the group and dominate others -- persecutor Juror 3