The characteristics of the subject that mediate group influence and group functioning in situations of group moral decision making are considered. The sample includes 86 students aged 18–24. It is noted that during group discussions participants with higher levels of individual moral consciousness are likely to regress than to raise their level of individual moral consciousness. It is shown that in situations of individual opinion conflict members of group discussions exhibit bounded rationality, opportunistic tendency and passivity. Additionally, the manifestation of the above characteristics in situations of group moral decision making is meaningfully analyzed.
The book presents a logically structured study of the development of global economy beginning from the 1970s. The major evolutionary processes are emphasized and the core problems for the present period of time are identified. Also, a separate scenario forecasts for the next 5-10 years are formulated. In the course of the analysis it was separately allocated problems associated with the functioning of global financial markets and their negative impact on economic growth.