Decision-making competence in everyday life: The roles of general cognitive styles, decision-making styles and personality
Dewberry, Chris, Juanchich, Marie and Narendran, S. 2013. Decision-making competence in everyday life: The roles of general cognitive styles, decision-making styles and personality. Personality and Individual Differences. 55 (7), pp. 783-788.
|Authors||Dewberry, Chris, Juanchich, Marie and Narendran, S.|
Research indicates that decision-making competence in everyday life is associated with certain decision-making styles. The aims of this article are to extend this research by examining (a) the extent to which general cognitive styles explain variance in decision-making competence over and above decision-making styles, and (b) the extent to which personality explains variance in decision-making competence over and above both types of style variable. Participants (N = 355) completed measures of everyday decision-making competence (Decision Outcomes Inventory), decision styles (Decision Style Questionnaire; Maximization Inventory), cognitive styles (the Cognitive Styles Inventory; Rational-Experience Inventory), and the Big Five personality variables (IPIP Big-Five factor scales). The results indicate that cognitive styles offer no incremental validity over decision-making styles in predicting decision-making competence, but that personality does offer substantial incremental validity over general cognitive styles and decision-making styles. Jointly decision-making styles and personality account for a substantial amount of variance in everyday decision-making competence.
|Journal||Personality and Individual Differences|
|Journal citation||55 (7), pp. 783-788|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1016/j.paid.2013.06.012|
|19 Jul 2013|
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|Deposited||17 Nov 2016|
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