Objective environmental conditions and perceived environmental uncertainty: Cognitive models as explanation for a perceptual gap
Publication typeJournal article
JournalJournal of Accounting & Organizational Change
Publication Begin page33
Publication End page60
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AbstractIt appears as if a gap exists between objective environmental conditions and the respective managerial perception of those conditions. This situation poses severe problems for executives deriving effective strategies and initiating successful organizational change. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to develop and provide a deeper understanding of the factors that lead to such a gap.
KeywordPerception, Decision-making, Strategic management, Organizational Change, Managerial Cognition, Environmental Uncertainty