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The effect of decision risk and project stage on escalation of commitment

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  • He, Xin & Mittal, Vikas, 2007. "The effect of decision risk and project stage on escalation of commitment," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 225-237, July.
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    1. Hermano, Víctor & Martín-Cruz, Natalia, 2016. "The role of top management involvement in firms performing projects: A dynamic capabilities approach," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 69(9), pages 3447-3458.
    2. Hamza Fadhila & Azouzi Mohamed Ali & Jarboui Anis, 2014. "Governance mechanisms, managerial’s commitment bias and firm’s investment decision escalation: Failure of firm?s crises communication: Bayesian network method," Asian Journal of Empirical Research, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 4(2), pages 125-149, February.
    3. Sivanathan, Niro & Molden, Daniel C. & Galinsky, Adam D. & Ku, Gillian, 2008. "The promise and peril of self-affirmation in de-escalation of commitment," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 107(1), pages 1-14, September.

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