The Generative Influence of Emotions and Feelings

Eva Gatarik


“According to recent research by the neurobiologist Damasio and the psychologist Gigerenzer it is the aim of this paper to point out the limits of plainly cognitive approaches to decision-making and problem-solving in context of business and economy and – by showing the significance of emotions and (gut) feelings in decision and problem-solving processes – to contribute theoretically to an essential improvement of knowledge management practice, which can lead to a decisive competitive advantage of an organization or an enterprise.”

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