Decision-Making under Stress and Its Implications for Managerial Decision-Making: A Review of Literature


  • Nuray Atsan



Decision-failures, decision making process, decision-making under stress, threat-rigidity.


We examine the main theoretical models of decision making under stress and the effects of decision stress on decision making process to provide a deeper understanding of the decision making phenomenon. The literature review reveals that stress can have an impact on each stage of the decision-making process. The review also finds that decision makers could enhance their decision-making performance and prevent potential decision failures by means of adapting certain coping strategies.


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