Accession Number:

AD0749109

Title:

Group Decision-Making and the Risky Shift: A Trans-National Perspective.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROCHESTER UNIV N Y MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTER

Report Date:

1972-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

A new instrument was utilized to investigate the cultural value of risk hypothesis in five different countries Colombia, Curacao, England, France, and Japan. In support of the hypothesis, differences were found in advocacy of risk over the five countries. Ss perceptions of the importance of the items was related to the magnitude of the shift in a fashion consistent with a value hypothesis. Country did not appear to interact with magnitude and direction of shift, nor was there a consistent shift towards risk on any of the decision items. An information-relevant-to-the-task hypothesis was related to the findings. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE