Watch the Stanley Milgram Obedience video below (9:54). In your discussion post, answer all the questions posed below.
1.What role does authority play in the experiment?
2.What would you have done if the researcher said the same things to you? Would you go all the way?3.Do you think this accurately reflects our behavior in groups and organizations? (i.e., Do we blindly follow authority figures?)
4.Think of situations where this has occurred. (ex–> Abu Ghraib, Enron, Hazing Rituals, Mai Lai Massacre, etc.) Why did subordinates follow the commands of those in authority in those situations?