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Индивидуални различия при вземане на решения
Individual Differences in Decision Making

Author(s): Georgi Karastoyanov
Subject(s): Anthropology, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Education, Psychology, Philosophical Traditions, Logic, Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Special Branches of Philosophy, Sociology, Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Culture and social structure , Educational Psychology, Individual Psychology, Social psychology and group interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Comparative Psychology, Experimental Pschology, Personality Psychology, Psychology of Self, Organizational Psychology, Behaviorism, Applied Sociology, Social development, Social differentiation, Crowd Psychology: Mass phenomena and political interactions, Human Ecology, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Education, Identity of Collectives
Published by: Издателство »Изток-Запад«
Keywords: individual differences; decision making; monograph; research; work; theory; models; tools; psychology; empirical; methodology; book; books
Summary/Abstract: The monograph attempts to provide an empirically grounded answer to a number of discussional scientific issues related to individual decision-making differences by building a comprehensive conceptual model and constructing a specifically selected toolbox as a prerequisite for creating an empirically validated methodology in the field of research of individual differences in decision-making. Original empirical results have been obtained confirming that the style of decision-making is not identical to cognitive style (nor is it a subset, but contains a cognitive component that does not exhaust any of the styles) and is related to mental self-regulation due to individual differences, generated by the ways of satisfying the hedonistic motif (regulatory focus and fashion), the need to control excitement (stress control), and the need for connectivity and increased self-esteem. These results are a prerequisite for the further development of individual decision-making research as well as the decision-making theory itself, because it allows for a fuller consideration of individual differences and their interaction with the characteristics of the situation and the problem that is being solved.The methodological basis of the study is the cognitive survival theory of Seymour Epstein. The results and theoretical summaries obtained empirically confirm the validity of the global personality theory that has the potential to explain new scientific problems, incorporating private theories such as E. Tory Higgins' motivational theory and Mark R. Leary's sociometric mechanism.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-619-01-0306-6
  • Page Count: 260
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Bulgarian