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dc.contributor.authorMüller, Danielen_US
dc.description.abstractConfirmation bias, which refers to unintentional and unknowing selectivity in the use of evidence, belongs to the major problems faced by organizations. In this article, we discuss job rotation as a natural solution to this problem. In a nutshell, adopting job rotation provides an organization that is plagued by confirmation bias with a more reliable informational footing upon which to base its decisions. Job rotation, however, also comes with a cost, e.g. a loss of productivity or a disruption of work flows. We study this trade-off and identify conditions under which job rotation and specialization are each optimal.en_US
dc.publisherGraduate School of Economics Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBonn econ discussion papers 2010,5en_US
dc.subject.keywordConfirmation Biasen_US
dc.subject.keywordJob Rotationen_US
dc.subject.keywordWork Organizationen_US
dc.subject.stwJob Enlargementen_US
dc.titleOn horns and halos: Confirmation bias and job rotationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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