Accession Number : AD0747279

Title :   A Decision Theoretic Analysis of Career Preferences,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Holmstrom,Valerie L. ; Beach,Lee Roy

Report Date : 04 JUL 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The purpose of the investigation was to demonstrate that behavioral decision theory can account for human decision behavior when the decision is important to the individual and when there is uncertainty about the expected outcome of the alternative acts among which he may choose. The decision of interest was relative preference ratings among occupations within the field of psychology by 30 seniors at the University of Washington who were planning to pursue careers in psychology. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*JOB ANALYSIS, *DECISION MAKING), STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, PSYCHOLOGY, QUESTIONNAIRES

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE