Influence de la propension au risque des décideurs sur leurs décisions de gestion

Josee StPierre, Kristina Pilaeva, Theophile Serge Nomo


The current business environment is characterized by so much uncertainty and turbulence that different strategic and development decisions give some place to the subjectivity of individuals. But, this subjectivity reflects the personal attitude towards risk. Can managers ignore their personal preferences when they are engaged in a decisionmaking process? An experiment involving MBA students showed that it is difficult to dissociate the attitude towards risk from the risk assessment, no matter if decision is made individually or collectively. This separation however depends on the profile of individuals.


risk; uncertainty; decision making; entrepreneurship

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