Events

page 1 of 10

BOOK HERE Abstract While many business decisions are made in collaboration with other people, previous research demonstrated that collaboration increases dishonesty. In this work, we study how cheating is influenced by a type of collaborator: human versus Artificially Intelligent (AI) agent. Specifically, we evaluate cheating behaviour by a person, who interacts with another human or…
BOOK HERE Abstract Does social recognition motivate prosocial individuals? We run large-scale experiments at Italy’s main blood donors association testing social recognition in social media and peer groups. We experimentally disentangle visibility concerns and peer comparisons and study how exposure to different social norms affects giving. In three studies we find that a simple ask…
BOOK HERE Abstract This paper studies the impact of consumer complaint relevance and variety on the timing of product recall decisions. Using a car recall data set from NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) in the USA, we first measure consumer complaint relevance and variety by implementing text mining methods to analyse the content of…
NOTE – this seminar is on TUESDAY (rather than our usual Wednesday) BOOK HERE Abstract Many decisions consist of analyzing alternatives based on multiple and often conflicting criteria. Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) is an effective methodology that has been used to rank or sort alternatives and also to analyze the preferences of decision-makers. Some…
BOOK HERE Abstract We identify a consumer preference for information disclosure that is costly. We examine the impact of partitioned pricing (i.e., separating charges into multiple line items) without totals. Across a variety of products, rather than finding that consumers only prefer partitioning when they can accurately identify the total price, we find that many…
BOOK HERE Abstract Across domains, organizations and institutions invest heavily in the judgment of performance. After all, we consider fair systems, processes, and access to equitable opportunities to be celebrated aspects of modern society. Yet beliefs about the origins of individual performance outcomes can shape important decisions in all spheres of accomplishment and any context…
BOOK HERE Abstract Exhibiting altruism towards and cooperativeness with others is a key ingredient for successful work relationships and managerial decision-making. Rising political polarization creates a hazard because it ruptures this fabric and impedes the interaction of employees, especially across political isles. This paper’s focus is to examine various behavioral-, belief-, and normbased layers of…
BOOK HERE Abstract This paper studies how influencers strategically provide content on a content platform. Using a theoretical model, we introduce two types of strategies that influencers employ to provide content on online platforms. An influencer chooses either to answer a wide range of questions (broad-coverage strategy) or to only answer some specialized questions (focus…
Details of individual seminars (abstracts, biography of speaker and link for booking) will be added to this schedule as they become available. Follow us on Twitter at @CDRLeeds for latest updates on CDR seminars and research! If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact Barbara Summers (bs@lubs.leeds.ac.uk) Date Time Speaker…
BOOK HERE Abstract We examine high-stakes strategic choice using more than 40 years of data from the American TV game show The Price Is Right. In every episode, contestants play a simple sequential game of perfect information for which the optimal strategy can be found through backward induction. We find that contestants systematically deviate from…