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*  The Situation of Financial Risk-Taking « The Situationist
... showed that individuals do not always act rationally when faced with uncertainty in decision making. When faced with losses, ... They took risk. They proved their superiority every day by handling risk better than the rest of the risk-taking world. The ... The Situation of Financial Risk-Taking. Posted by The Situationist Staff on September 24, 2008 ... Tagged: Andrew Lo, Brian Knutson, Daniel Kahneman, Dmitry Repin, financial risk-taking, John Gutfreund, Liar's Poker, Michael ...
  https://thesituationist.wordpress.com/2008/09/24/the-situation-of-financial-risk-taking-2/?like=1&source=post_flair&_wpnonce=d91e0e6d9a
*  James Kroll Wisconsin Deer Report and Recommendations June 2012 | White Tailed Deer | Hunting
Takes independent action to meet critical business objectives, while balancing the uncertainty of a situation with common sense ... Has ability to demonstrate entrepreneurial risk taking as necessary. Takes chances and embraces challenges, seeing them as ... situation among deer hunters and landowners in the CWD Management Zone. 2. The situation, what CWD is about, the key issues, ... We must emphasize, as did the CWD Response Plan (2003) peer-review team, the WDNR was faced with a situation unique to wildlife ...
  https://www.scribd.com/document/113413737/James-Kroll-Wisconsin-Deer-Report-and-Recommendations-June-2012
*  Elke U. Weber - Wikipedia
Weber's specialty is judgment and decision-making under risk and uncertainty. Her research has investigated psychologically ... appropriate ways to measure and model individual and cultural differences in risk taking, specifically in risky financial ... situations and environmental decision making and policy. She also does research related to Query Theory and the role that ... http://wws.princeton.edu/faculty-research/faculty/eweber "What Makes a Risk-Taker - WSJ.com". online.wsj.com. Retrieved 2014-02 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elke_U._Weber
*  IBIMA Publishing The Effect of Multiple Choice Scoring Methods and Risk Taking Attitude toward Chemistry Learning Outcomes
There, the test participants asked to make decisions under uncertainty. In situations such as tests, the rule in scoring the ... risk taking attitude.. Each student has a different risk taking attitude, there are some students who tend to avoid risk (risk ... using risk taking attitude instrument; (4) The risk taking attitude scores of the two classes are sorted from largest to ... while attribute variable is a risk taking attitude that consists of two category, those are risk seeking and risk averse. The ...
  http://ibimapublishing.com/articles/JELHE/2017/496122/
*  Decisions, Assessment, Risk and Evidence in Social Work
Lives and liberty depend on decisions undertaken in crises and high risk situations.. Daily we support clients in more mundane ... positive risk taking; social care governance.. Evidence creation, synthesis and dissemination; the use of knowledge to inform ... judgements in uncertainty; bias; regret.. Decision processes with clients, families, other professionals, systems and ... everyday, risk-taking decision making.. Professional judgments and recommendations have to be based explicitly on evidence and ...
  https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/arts-humanities-and-social-sciences/events/decisions,-assessment,-risk-and-evidence-in-social-work
*  TraderFeed: May 2014
... and the same emotion may increase or decrease risk taking depending upon the nature of the risky situation.. How people channel ... With those challenges comes uncertainty, fear, and anxiety. What makes us most comfortable--most free of fear--is precisely ... Are you afraid of taking a loss? Afraid of growing your sizing and risk-taking? Afraid of expanding into new trading ... The first post in this series took a look at how emotional experience impacts risk-taking and decision-making. As the above ...
  http://traderfeed.blogspot.com/2014_05_01_archive.html
*  Managing Director's Statement To The September 28, 2002 International Monetary and Financial Committee On the World Economic...
A number of emerging market economies remain particularly vulnerable to a further retrenchment in risk taking. Risks facing ... Oil prices could spike sharply if the security situation in the Middle Eastern region deteriorates further. This would ... At the present juncture, the outlook remains subject to unusual uncertainty. A faster-than-expected pickup is possible, for ... Alongside the maintenance of appropriate policies in industrial countries, this will also help reduce the risk of contagion. * ...
  http://www.imf.org/external/np/omd/2002/092502a.htm
*  Are You What You Eat? Healthy Behaviour and Risk Preferences : The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy
While for females we find no significant association between the BMI and risk preferences, males with high BMI appear more risk ... For males, the HEI is significantly associated with risk preferences. Males smoking status is not associated with risk ... We elicit and estimate risk preferences for a pool of young adults in the UK, and explore their links with healthy eating and ... "Procession Situation, Information, and the Generality of Risk-Taking Behavior." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 22 ...
  https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/bejeap.2017.17.issue-1/bejeap-2016-0081/bejeap-2016-0081.xml
*  From risks to second-order dangers in financial markets: unintended consequences of risk management systems - LSE Research...
On the other hand, risk refers to fundamental uncertainty: at the time of risk-taking one cannot know for sure whether the ... On the one hand, risk refers to a situation of opportunity. Only those who undertake a risk, bear the uncertainties and face ... The notion of risk is central to modern society, both as a productive and as a troublesome concept. ... Risk therefore increases the scope for both rational and seemingly irrational decisions: without the willingness to undertake a ...
  http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/36101/
*  Risk Assessment in Social Work
Risk can be described as a 'hazard, or a chance/likelihood of a loss or a particular event to occur' (Collins, 2012), which can ... Risk taking and management needs to be balanced between the uncertainty of unnecessary harm and dangers that worker and service ... Risk is also dependant on the situation; one definition does not fit all' (Scie, 2005, p21). ... Where identifiable risk has been discovered assessments need to be made at regular intervals with the focus being on risk ...
  https://www.ukessays.com/essays/social-work/assessing-risk-in-social-work-social-work-essay.php
*  trust facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about trust
Although risk-taking fuels the development of trust (Boon 1994), the strength and pattern of interactions involving risk will ... As the relationship progresses there are increasing opportunities for uncertainty to develop, but these same situations also ... but scholars generally agree that trust is demonstrated most clearly in situations of risk and vulnerability. As paradoxical as ... In this situation a court will consider the entire document and the circumstances of the person who attempted to create the ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/social-sciences-and-law/law/law/trust
*  Re-thinking Risk Management: Why the Mindset Matters More Than the Model - Knowledge@Wharton
Risk management models have been criticized for failing spectacularly to predict or prepare firms for the crisis now shaking ... Risk Taking: A Managerial Perspective: "You have to be a risk taker. But you have to win more than you lose." The catch is that ... So winning is not about limiting the downside in situations like this. Only companies that have an appetite for risk in that ... turning risk managers into strategists and vice versa. "Strategy is making choices under conditions of uncertainty," says ...
  http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/re-thinking-risk-management-why-the-mindset-matters-more-than-the-model/
*  Psychological Mechanisms of Fertility | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
... structural risk in the environment (see [66-69] for in-depth discussions of factors influencing adolescent sexual risk taking ... j) Paternity and maternity uncertainty. Paternity uncertainty is negatively associated with men's degree of parental investment ... This allows researchers to understand what participants would do, or expect others to do, in given situations. The use of ... investigated whether adolescent sexual risk taking and pregnancy is due to: (i) perceptions of high mortality risk in the ...
  http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/371/1692/20150151
*  Measuring the ambiguity tolerance of medical students: a cross-sectional study from the first to sixth academic years | BMC...
The correlates of AT in this framework are risk taking propensity and uncertainty orientation-any trait orientation toward ... "perceive ambiguous situations as desirable" [1]. Ambiguity is a type of risk, in that the probability of the outcome is unknown ... The association of physician attitudes about uncertainty and risk taking with resource use in a Medicare HMO. Med Decis Making ... Ellsberg D: Risk, ambiguity, and the savage axioms. Quart J Econ. 1961, 75: 643-669. 10.2307/1884324.View ArticleGoogle Scholar ...
  https://bmcfampract.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2296-15-6
*  Developing Entrepreneurial Behavior In Established Firms | GBR
Risk-taking is characterized by the willingness to make decisions during times of uncertainty. Unfortunately, this might be a ... Many firms react to situations that impact the organization. Whether these situations occur internally or outside of the firm, ... Risk-Taking. Lastly, for a firm to truly act entrepreneurially there will be a heavy need to take risks. ... So which of the elements of EO (autonomy, innovativeness, proactiveness, competitive aggressiveness, and risk-taking) should ...
  https://gbr.pepperdine.edu/2017/08/developing-entrepreneurial-behavior-in-established-firms/
*  Oxford Research Group | Blog | What Does Neuroscience Have to Offer Peacebuilders?
... "weak psychological situations" such as crises or situations characterized by uncertainty or conflict. ... and are less open to risk taking. Researchers have shown that they are usually more supportive of policies that provide them ... What we see as 'truth' is often determined by our innate needs for beliefs and values, our capacity to tolerate uncertainty and ... Genetically, the power of the amygdala can differ from person to person, and enables some of us to tolerate uncertainty more ...
  https://www.oxfordresearchgroup.org.uk/Blog/what-does-neuroscience-have-to-offer-peacebuilders
*  Informed Consent in Asymmetrical Relationships: an Investigation into Relational Factors that Influence Room for Reflection |...
Falkner R, Jaspers N (2012) Regulating nanotechnologies: risk, uncertainty and the global governance gap. Glob Environ Polit 12 ... dependency in understanding risk information-may give rise to situations in which the obtainment of informed consent is ... Unlike individual risk-taking in medical contexts, exposure to nanomaterials is more collective in nature which renders ... The basic idea is that one party (the risk-imposer) introduces a risk that is borne by another party (the risk-bearer). At ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11569-016-0262-5
*  Frontiers | Risky Decisions in a Lottery Task Are Associated with an Increase of Cocaine Use | Psychology
Therefore, to examine risk-taking behaviour, 31 chronic cocaine users and 26 stimulant-naïve healthy controls, who were part of ... Therefore, to examine risk-taking behaviour, 31 chronic cocaine users and 26 stimulant-naïve healthy controls, who were part of ... over a period of one year show deficits in the processing of risky information accompanied with increased risk-taking. Future ... over a period of one year show deficits in the processing of risky information accompanied with increased risk-taking. Future ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00640/full
*  Uncertainty - Wikipedia
... risk taking, and decision making. Synthese, 53:361-386, 1982. David Sundgren and Alexander Karlsson. Uncertainty levels of ... Uncertainty has been called "an unintelligible expression without a straightforward description". It describes a situation ... Risk A state of uncertainty where some possible outcomes have an undesired effect or significant loss. Measurement of risk A ... In economics, Frank Knight distinguished it in 1921 from risk as uncertainty being risk which is immeasurable, impossible to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty
*  Financial crisis - Wikipedia
... regulatory failure to guard against excessive risk-taking in the financial system, especially in the US'.[28] Likewise, the New ... A financial crisis is any of a broad variety of situations in which some financial assets suddenly lose a large part of their ... Uncertainty and herd behaviorEdit. Main articles: Economic psychology and Herd behavior ... a b George Kaufman and Kenneth Scott (2003),'What is systemic risk, and do bank regulators retard or contribute to it?' ...
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_crisis
*  High Hormone Levels Make Traders Take More Risk
The study titled "Cortisol and testosterone increase financial risk taking and may destabilize markets." has been published in ... and that increased variability in profits and uncertainty in the market were strongly correlated with elevations in their ... have shown that men with higher testosterone levels are more likely to be confident and successful in competitive situations. ... High Hormone Levels Make Traders Take More Risk. Posted: Jul 2 2015, 8:20am CDT , by Luigi Lugmayr, in News , Latest Science ...
  https://www.i4u.com/2015/07/92859/high-hormone-levels-make-traders-take-more-risk
*  California dreaming - Corporate culture in Silicon Valley | Accenture Outlook
Given the volatility and uncertainty of Silicon Valley's tech industry, risk taking is a matter of hard-nosed pragmatism. As ... His Valley peer convinced him to see the situation in a new light-in part, as an issue of open and honest communication. Loura ... "The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to ... Second, it has encouraged prudent risk taking. More than half of Silicon Valley high-tech professionals who took the Accenture ...
  https://www.accenture.com/cz-en/insight-outlook-california-dreaming-corporate-culture-silicon-valley
*  Predictions by Fisher, Gundlach, Rodriguez: Research's All-Star Roundtable | ThinkAdvisor
Kenneth Fisher Jeffrey Gundlach and Robert Rodriguez serve up their best analytic thinking and forecast how critical situations ... This leads to increased risk-taking: People think there's no interest rate risk and none ongoing. ... The risk lies with the fiscal cliff. We have a situation where, clearly, taxes must be raised or government must be cut. ... We have high risk factors in Europe, Japan and China.. Gelinas: Uncertainty over interest rates. By 2013, you can begin ...
  https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2012/11/21/predictions-by-fisher-gundlach-rodriguez-researchs?t=fixed-income
*  Contemplative Dialogue deep interiority, shadow work, insight
... which often assumes risk taking, learning through splendid failure, and the excitement of the challenge. Groups with higher ... In such situations one might invoke the concept of courage rather than that of safety. Roy, in her process, also downplays the ... One may fear dissonance, uncertainty, paradox, and the unknown. One is influenced by shadow to the extent that one's language ... In many situations these benefits might outweigh the downsides noted above. Certainly, concepts such as "a We without a They" ...
  http://integralleadershipreview.com/13382-819-contemplative-dialogue-practices-an-inquiry-into-deep-interiority-shadow-work-and-insight/
*  Risk Aversion In Gun-Shy Traders May Lead To Market Crises | Science 2.0
... cause risk aversion and 'irrational pessimism' in bankers and fund managers during financial crises? ... cortisol also rises powerfully in situations of uncertainty, such as volatility in the financial markets. Cortisol prepares us ... and central banks cannot hope to manage risk if they do not understand that the drivers of risk taking lurk deep in our bodies ... The volunteers took part in lottery-style financial risk-taking tasks with real monetary pay-offs, designed to measure the ...
  http://www.science20.com/news_articles/risk_aversion_gunshy_traders_may_lead_market_crises-129849