collective behavior

noun Sociology.
the spontaneous, unstructured, and temporary behavior of a group of people in response to the same event, situation, etc. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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It is a clue to predict a collective behavior of one organization in market.
Those properties arise from particles' collective behavior.
The discovery took researchers by surprise, as examples of collective behavior
  are rare in modern-day invertebrates.
The point of my comment is that individual irrationality doesn't translate
  simply to collective behavior.
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