The Role of Routines in Reducing Pervasive Uncertainty

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The Role of Routines in Reducing Pervasive Uncertainty

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dc.contributor.author Becker, Markus C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Knudsen, Thorbjørn en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-04T10:25:26Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-04T10:25:26Z
dc.date.issued 2004-03-18T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/6907
dc.description.abstract Under conditions of pervasive uncertainty, increasing the "amount" of information will not necessarily decrease uncertainty. Perhaps more information will even increase uncertainty. Since information may be valuable, even under conditions of pervasive uncertainty, this amounts to a puzzle. Its solution seems to hold the promise of understanding how decisionmakers actually go about reducing uncertainty in its more pervasive forms and is therefore at the center of attention in the present article. It is hypothesized that the role of routines in decision-making provides the key to solve the "information puzzle." Drawing on data from 56 companies, the argument is supported by empirical tests employing path analysis by linear structural equations modeling. en_US
dc.format.extent 32 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries LINK Working paper;2001-28 en_US
dc.subject.other kep en_US
dc.title The Role of Routines in Reducing Pervasive Uncertainty en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Industriøkonomi og Virksomhedsstrategi
dc.contributor.departmentshort IVS
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy
dc.contributor.departmentukshort IES
dc.idnumber x656406312 en_US
dc.publisher.city København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2001 en_US


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