HiPPO Effect is the effect where the Highest Paid Person's Opinion (HiPPO) affects the decision rather than underlying data. Such people are usually senior in the organization and their opinions influence the group's discussion.
An application-oriented question on the topic along with responses can be seen below. The best answer was provided by Mohamed Asif and Sourabh Nandi
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