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For example, in some cases the threat posed by poor performance in the face of accountability to external audiences, or the threat of decision-maker egos, may cause decision makers to double down and escalate commitment to past decisions and actions (Fox and Staw 1979; Jordan and Audia 2012).
The second factor, decline process includes the works that address the characteristics inherent to decline (D'Aveni 1989b; Hambrick & D'Aveni, 1988) and adaptation, decision making and TMT (Hambrick & D'Aveni, 1992; Meyer, 1982; Singh, 1986; Staw et al., 1981).
The econometrics and behavioral economics of escaltion of commitment: A re-examination of Staw and Hoang's NBA data.
At the CEO level, the externally focused escalation of commitment framework is likely to have effects similar to the overconfidence based escalation of commitment (Staw, 1976; Staw, 1980).
First, findings from the present experiment appear to functionally differentiate the sunk cost effect from other types of escalation (Staw and Ross 1989; Zeng et al.
The next section of this article briefly reviews the literature on sunk costs, with particular attention to Staw and Hoang (1995) and CW.
Negative feedback in an EOC situation threatens the individual's competence, and motivates him or her to justify the initial decision by investing more in the failing option (Staw, 1976, 1981).
Persuasiveness (Waldman et al., engagement and affected consumers' 2004; Flynn & Staw, satisfaction attitude towards 2004) (Kantabutra & Avery, advertisements, 2007) products, firms (Rienbach & Pitts, 1986).
The explanation for observed behavioural differences varies from the desire to avoid waste (Arkes & Blumer, 1985); the commitment to and need to justify prior decisions (Staw, 1981; Brockner, 1992); and the tendency to be risk-seeking as a result of previous losses (Whyte, 1986; Garland & Newport, 1991).
Repeating past behaviors with poor outcomes may be a defense mechanism against being recognized as incompetent (Brockner and Rubin, 1985; Staw, 1974, 1976, 1981).