Social loafing – a favorite new phrase

In social psychology, social loafing is the phenomenon of a person exerting less effort to achieve a goal when they work in a group than when working alone.[1][2] It is seen as one of the main reasons groups are sometimes less productive than the combined performance of their members working as individuals.

Social loafing – Wikipedia

Is there a word for the feeling you get when you hear a word/phrase that so perfectly describes something you’ve seen countless times but never had the words to identify?


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