Decision-making styles and physiological correlates of negative stress: is there a relation?

  title={Decision-making styles and physiological correlates of negative stress: is there a relation?},
  author={Peter Thunholm},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of psychology},
  volume={49 3},
There are 5 independent, although not mutually exclusive, styles used by military officers when making decisions: rational, intuitive, dependent, avoidant, and spontaneous (Scott & Bruce, 1995). The rational and intuitive styles are part of the cognitive style concept, whereas the conceptual foundation of the remaining 3 styles is less clear. The dependent and the avoidant styles were expected to be accompanied by increased levels of negative stress, while this was not expected of the remaining… CONTINUE READING

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