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conference contribution
posted on 12.08.2009, 15:40 by Adam Greene, Tony Thorpe, Simon Austin
The risky shift phenomenon predicts that groups are happier to live with uncertainty than are the individuals that comprise the group. This paper reports on the replication of the Wallach et al. (1962) 12 question, choice dilemma questionnaire which highlights the risky shift and its implications for construction project risk management.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Citation

GREENE, A., THORPE, T. and AUSTIN, S., 2001. Utilising the risky shift phenomenon in construction project management. IN: Proceedings of Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 17th Annual Conference, 2, University of Salford, 5th September 2001, pp.855-861.

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© ARCOM / A. Greene, T. Thorpe, S. Austin

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publication date

2001

Notes

This is a conference paper. It is also available at: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/

Language

en