Cognitive Biases and Organizational Correctives: Do Both Disease and Cure Depend on the Politics of the Beholder?

  title={Cognitive Biases and Organizational Correctives: Do Both Disease and Cure Depend on the Politics of the Beholder?},
  author={Philip E. Tetlock},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
  pages={293 - 326}
  • P. Tetlock
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Business
  • Administrative Science Quarterly
The study reported here assessed the impact of managers' philosophies of human nature on their reactions to influential academic claims and counter-claims of when human judgment is likely to stray from rational-actor standards and of how organizations can correct these biases. Managers evaluated scenarios that depicted decision-making processes at micro, meso, and macro levels of analysis: alleged cognitive biases of individuals, strategies of structuring and coping with accountability… 

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