publication . Doctoral thesis . 1998

The Influnce of Metacognition on Managerial Hiring Decision Making: Implications for Management Development

Kumar, Angela Ewell;
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  • Published: 22 Jun 1998
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Cognitive processing has a primary role in decision making. In addition, metacognition, the regulation and knowledge of cognition, affects decision making in a consistent and predictable way. Novices explain situations in a simple way. Novices are more likely to make inappropriate decisions. Research suggests that training the novice on efficient use of metacognitive strategies can improve decision outcomes. The influence of metacognitive strategies on managerial decisions has received little attention. Two questions developed to guide this research. First, how do expert and novice managers differ on metacognitive awareness? And second, how does the level of met...
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free text keywords: decision making, cognitive development, management
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