Modeling Sociocultural Influences on Decision Making: Understanding Conflict, Enabling Stability

Joseph V. Cohn, Sae Schatz, Hannah Freeman, David J. Y. Combs

September 27, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 546 Pages - 139 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498736695 - CAT# K26498
Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

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Features

  • Provides insights into cross cultural decision making based on recent international events, within an historical context
  • Discusses modeling techniques that are in use today by professionals across multiple organizations and agencies
  • Offers descriptions of specific cross cultural decision making tools that are designed for use by lay people and professionals
  • Presents case studies in the role of cross cultural decision making, grounded in current events
  • Covers a deep understanding of the cultural factors that influence individual and group priorities, interests, and ultimately their decisions and actions.

Summary

In our increasingly globally interconnected world, understanding and appreciating the sociocultural context within which individuals make their decisions is critical to developing successful partnerships. The collection of chapters in this volume illustrates how advances in information and social media technologies, as well as modeling and simulation tools, combined with the social sciences, can be leveraged to better understand how sociocultural context influences decision making.

The chapters in this volume were contributed by leading experts from academia, industry, and government and provide:

  • Insights into cross-cultural decision making based on recent international events, with grounding in an historical context
  • Discussions of cutting-edge modeling techniques used today by professionals across multiple organizations and agencies
  • Descriptions of specific cross-cultural decision making tools designed for use by laypeople and professionals
  • Case studies on the role of cross-cultural decision making grounded in current events and (in many cases) military applications.