But is this association because risk-taking
is indeed a masculine characteristic?
This dynamics further empowers the risk-taking
characteristics of the acquirer, as higher the acquirer's risk-taking
ability, the more it will be willing to hold out to purchase the target firm.
Our second objective in conducting Study 2 was to test the robustness of the envy effect on risk taking using the dependent measure of financial risk taking, instead of the recreational risk-taking
measure used in Study 1.
With regard to risk-taking
, prior research has shown that differences in how parents interact with sons and daughters are related to children's risk-taking
and strategic marketing professor Peter Dickson discovered that small, measured risk-taking
behaviors can increase confidence and self-efficacy, the "I think I can" positive psychology that enhances goal achievement.
The team hopes that these findings will provide a way to develop effective cognitive strategies to help these sorts of adolescents to avoid indulging in risk-taking
However, in relation to the extensive research on the risk-taking
behavior of banks, there are a small number of studies investigating the risk-taking
behavior of insurers.
Moreover, self-reports of risk-taking
behavior or biological indicators cannot provide meaningful information regarding fundamental processes that underlie risk-taking
behavior, nor are they well-suited for experimental research that can allow causal statements regarding how various contextual (Boldero, Moore, & Rosenthal, 1992; Cooper, 2006; Leigh & Stall, 1993) and mood-related (Bancroft et al., 2004; Bancroft, Janssen, Strong, Carnes, et al., 2003; Bancroft, Janssen, Strong, & Vukadinovic, 20031 factors functionally impact risk-taking
behavior in real time.
The study also discovered that people with either psychopathic or entrepreneurial intentions persisted through adversity in a risk-taking
"Family affluence is correlated with risk taking: those in the most affluent groups are less likely than others to engage in risk-taking
It's possible, however, that some diversification risk has an upside for the economy, given current regulatory concerns over excessive risk-taking
. Specifically, as diversification risk increases, so should the incentive for employees to mitigate risk-taking
may then be fostered by incentive structures that focus on rewarding very good results and do not penalize bad results.