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dc.contributor.authorMüller, Danielen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-04-09en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-17T12:28:42Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-17T12:28:42Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/38813-
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.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aGraduate School of Economics |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aBonn econ discussion papers |x2010,5en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordConfirmation Biasen_US
dc.subject.keywordJob Rotationen_US
dc.subject.keywordWork Organizationen_US
dc.subject.stwEntscheidungen_US
dc.subject.stwInformationsverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwBiasen_US
dc.subject.stwJob Enlargementen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsorganisationen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleOn horns and halos: Confirmation bias and job rotationen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn62331696Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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