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Tags: RISK-taking (Psychology)
- Take risks, but don't fail. Reinertsen, Don; Schiff, Debra // Electronic Design;10/01/98, Vol. 46 Issue 22, p48H
Argues that companies which encourage risk-taking actually mean its employees can take any risk they want as long as they are right. Psychological aspect of risk-taking; Steps in and rewards for taking prudent risks; Determination of the cost/benefit ratio.
- Risk. Roberts, Paul // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p50
Announces that some experts belief that courting uncertainty is the only way to protect the inner force America was founded on or to define self; Mountain climbing's place among America's fastest growing sports; Researcher's discover of the psychology of risk; Studies' indication of the...
- The art of prudent risk taking. Kindler, Herbert S. // Training & Development;Apr98, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p32
Supports the concept of prudent risk taking. Two patterns that distort how one interprets the evidence for making decisions involving risk; Taking risks to open up the possibilities for leadership, personal growth, and innovation; Importance of starting with a beginner's mind.
- Explaining cojones. // Mountain Bike;Apr95, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p28
Explains the reason for the risk-taking impulses of some individuals from a report in `Psychology Today.' Role of neurotransmitters and nurture; Dark side of high-risk takers; High level of stimulation that can be handled by risk-takers; Risk-takers among mountain bikers.
- The development of risk-taking in children. Hargreaves, David J.; Davies, Graham M. // Current Psychology;Spring96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14
Identifies factors which affect the risk-taking development in children. Effect of age in development; Factors that affect individual differences; Familiarity of the setting as one of the most important determinants of risk.
- Multimethodological approach to examining risk-taking. Boverie, Patricia E.; Scheuffele, Denise J. // Current Psychology;Winter94/95, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p289
Reports on studies on risk-taking behavior which yield inconsistent findings. Methodological approaches used in the studies; Multidimensionality of the construct of risk-taking; Gender difference in risk-taking behavior and perception; Conclusions based on the findings of the studies.
- No bull: We've got plenty of dangers. Winston, Paul D. // Business Insurance;06/01/98, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p33
Opinion. Focuses on the author's comments on the risk of personal safety, while highlighting several threats to personal safety from around the world. Listing of the major threats; Reference to the possible reports of death, of persons taking the drug Viagra; Information on a report from the...
- Testing risk tolerance. // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Jun97, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p78
Focuses on two problems that can be posed by financial planners in the United States to help clients determine their personal risk tolerance. Selection between 100 percent chance of winning $8,000 and 80 percent chance of winning $10,000; Selection between 100 percent chance of losing $8,000,...
- A strong (Ross) characterization of multivariate risk aversion. Grant, Simon // Theory & Decision;Mar95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p131
Characterizes attitudes towards risk in the case where the outcome space a finite-dimensional vector space. Interpretation of risk aversion as the willingness to pay a vector premium in exchange for a reduction in multivariate risk; Direct extension of S. Ross's characterization of `strongly...
- A possible adjusting procedure for studying outcomes of risk-taking. Dixon, Mark R.; Haynes, Linda J. // Psychological Reports;Jun98, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p1047
Presents information on a study conducted to establish a method for assessing future risk-taking behavior in individuals. Role of consequences in the maintenance and termination of risk-taking behavior; Methods used in the study; Results of the study.