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Decisional Variance

  • George Wright
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Abstract

This chapter presents a selective review of studies of individual and situational influences on decision making that have been reported in the psychological and management journals. Various decision situations have been studied, various correlates of decision making have been obtained, and various decision styles have been proposed. The major difference between studies has been the relative emphasis on the decision maker or the decision situation as the main source of behavioral variation. Such research has implications for the design of management decision support systems.

Keywords

Decisional Variance Subjective Probability Cognitive Style Risk Taking Decision Situation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Wright
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  1. 1.Decision Analysis Group, Department of PsychologyCity of London PolytechnicLondonEngland

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