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Confronting Risk: Why Do We Ignore Expert Advice? How Can We Get People to Better Follow It?

Posted October 29, 2020 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies
Confronting risk
Today, people across the globe are sharing the experience that the world is a very different place than it was just a few months ago. In this Advisor, Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant and Ivey Business School Professor Laurel Austin discusses some of what we know about risk taking and risk prevention behaviors. In particular she considers the question of why people take risks that experts advise against. She discussed this a few months ago in her Cutter Consortium webinar, “Risk in the Time of Coronavirus,” which is available on the Cutter website.
About The Author
Laurel Austin
Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant and Ivey Business School Professor Laurel Austin is a globally recognized behavioural decision scientist. Her work is aimed at improving the risk management competency of individuals, organizations, and stakeholders whose decisions impact them, especially in high-risk situations. Drawing on her expertise in behavioural science, decision science, and risk management methods, Dr. Austin advises and guides… Read More
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