Situational Favorability and the Perception of Uncertainty: An Experimental Demonstration
Technical rept. 1973-1974
WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
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The study examines the relationship between situational favorability and the perception of uncertainty and risk in an experimental setting. Seventy- one subjects were presented four paper and pencil simulations of leadership situations based on Fiedlers model. Estimates of perceived uncertainty and risk were derived from a number of scales presented to the subjects following each situation.