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Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung, ISSN 1618-7849, 3/2008, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp. 106 - 125
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Academy of Management Journal, ISSN 0001-4273, 06/2012, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp. 541 - 562
The topic of escalation of commitment has intrigued the organizational sciences for over 35 years. A variety of theoretical explanations have been offered for... 
SUNK COSTS | MANAGEMENT | PERFORMANCE | BEHAVIOR | INFORMATION | PROJECT COMPLETION | RISK | BUSINESS | DE-ESCALATION | RESOURCE-ALLOCATION DECISIONS | EXIT DECISIONS | PROSPECT-THEORY | Decision-making | Organizational behavior | Commitment (Psychology) | Research | Methods
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The Leadership Quarterly, ISSN 1048-9843, 10/2018, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp. 597 - 608
Although teams benefit from developing plans and processes that boost efficiency and reduce uncertainty, they may become too attached to these plans and... 
Team reflection | Leadership change | Escalation of commitment | EMPIRICAL-TEST | MANAGEMENT | SOFTWARE PROJECTS | BIG MUDDY | INSTRUMENTAL VARIABLES | PERFORMANCE | INFORMATION | KNOWLEDGE | PSYCHOLOGY, APPLIED | SELF-MANAGING TEAMS | MODEL | DECISION-MAKING
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Cognition & Emotion, ISSN 0269-9931, 09/2010, Volume 24, Issue 6, pp. 962 - 973
Two studies examined how discrete emotions influence escalation of commitment. Study 1 demonstrated that anger was associated with more escalation of... 
Anger | Fear | Risk perception | Escalation of commitment | HOSTILITY | EMOTION | RISK | CONTEXT | PSYCHOLOGY, EXPERIMENTAL | APPRAISAL | REGRET | CONSEQUENCES | HEALTH | AGE | Cognition
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Strategic Management Journal, ISSN 0143-2095, 11/2019, Volume 40, Issue 11, pp. 1852 - 1881
Research Summary We examine the influence of two conflicting emotions—group fear and group hope—in entrepreneurial team decision‐making. We are interested in... 
team decision‐making, venture termination | entrepreneurship | escalation of commitment | emotion/affect, fear | hope | team decision-making, venture termination | Psychological aspects | Fear | Commitment (Psychology) | Social groups | Entrepreneurship | Economic aspects | Social aspects | Hope | Teams | Emotions
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Applied Economics, ISSN 0003-6846, 05/2019, Volume 51, Issue 23, pp. 2534 - 2551
We explore how de-escalation of commitment is linked to top management turnover and economic changes at the firm. Escalation of commitment occurs when managers... 
executive turnover | Escalation of commitment | decision-making bias | G30 | M51 | top management teams | M12 | DECISION | REPUTATION | BIG MUDDY | PROJECTS | CEO TURNOVER | UPPER ECHELONS | COSTS | MANAGERIAL SUCCESSION | INVESTMENT | PERFORMANCE CONSEQUENCES | ECONOMICS | Real options analysis | Control theory
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Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, ISSN 0749-5978, 11/2019, Volume 155, pp. 83 - 96
After investing resources in a course of action that is currently failing, individuals face the difficult and complex decision of how to respond to it. Extant... 
Persistence | Paradox mindset | Sunk cost | Escalation of commitment | Decision making | Cognition | Optimism
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Ecological Economics, ISSN 0921-8009, 05/2013, Volume 89, pp. 7 - 13
The use of fossil fuels has been a great boon to human civilization. However, given the issue of climate change, it has become clear that this is a... 
Sunk cost | Energy investment | Escalation of commitment | Path dependency | STORAGE | POWER | CONTRIVED DISSENT | PUBLIC-GOODS | ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES | POLICY | RENEWABLE ENERGY | UNCERTAINTY | ECOLOGY | ECONOMICS | GROUP DECISION-MAKING | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | CLIMATE | Fossil fuels | Global temperature changes | Fuel industry | Energy minerals
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