Eye on Ethics: Ethics Consultation - The Wisdom of Crowds
Department (Manual Entry)
School of Social Work
Social workers do not always agree when they first assess complex ethical dilemmas. And, of course, groups sometimes reach poor conclusions. However, earnest group consultation that factors in diverse views often yields sound judgments—and that’s trusting the wisdom of the crowd.
Reamer, Frederic. G., "Eye on Ethics: Ethics Consultation -- The Wisdom of Crowds," April, 2014, available at http://www.socialworktoday.com/news/eoe_041614.shtml