Behavioural Decision Making

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB104A05
Vaknaam Behavioural Decision Making
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Behavioural Decision Making
Leerdoelen After completion of this course, the student is able to:
- Reproduce and interpret findings from classic to up-to-date international literature in the field of behavioral decision-making.
- Critically read and think about scientific findings and its applications in the field of behavioral decision-making.
- Understand the current trends in scientific research on decision-making on an individual level and within groups, teams, and organizations.
- Recognize and describe phenomena from behavioral decision-making theory in real-world situations.
- Apply findings and theories in behavioral decision-making in organizational and company settings.
- Develop a strategy based on the literature to improve (group) decision-making in real-world situations.
Omschrijving This course aims to provide students with an overview and understanding of topics in behavioral decision-making. A variety of theories and findings on decision-making will be discussed in class. In addition, their relevance in explaining and predicting (group) decision-making in organizational settings will be discussed in more depth in the tutorials. Topics that we will discuss in the course include dual process approaches, motivations, emotions, interdependent decision-making in negotiations, and group decision-making. The course is designed as follows: Within the lectures the theories of behavioral decision-making will be explained, as well as the psychological basis behind these effects. Within the tutorials, students will practice applying BDM theories into practice. Students are expected to have read the papers assigned for each week and should be able critically examine the papers. The course includes a group assignment in which students will discuss theories as well as practical applications of these theories in real-world settings.
Uren per week 3
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen
(group oral presentation)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. M.C. Leliveld
Docent(en) Y. Joye ,dr. M.C. Leliveld , J. (Jing) Wan, BSc.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Selection of journal articles
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen For more information contact the coordinator: m.c.leliveld@rug.nl, +31 50 3633226 or the secretariat: marketing.education@rug.nl, +31 50 3633686
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor Internship Business Research) 3 semester I b keuzegroep
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor B&M/TM) 3 semester I b keuze
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester I b keuze
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc Marketing) 1 semester I b verplicht