The Role of Gender and Education on Decision-Making

Jacques, Mostert
Osman, Gulseven
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>In this article we investigated the predominance of six unique dimensions of decisionmaking. We defined those dimensions as rationality, acuity, autonomy, openness, control, and emotion-neutrality. Our data is based on an online survey conducted on a global scale. From this survey, we received a total of 356 responses, of which 204 (57.3%) are females, and 152 (42.70%) are males. Of the respondents, 139 (39.04%) work in the education sector as teachers, academicians, lab instructors, course assistants and the remainder in other occupations. Our results suggest that emotion-neutrality is positively associated with all the dimensions of decision-making except acuity. We found that emotion-neutrality plays a significant role in the decision-making processes. However, female respondents perceive themselves to be less emotion-neutral, a finding that is amplified in the education sector. Thus, female teachers are more likely to make emotional decisions.</jats:p>
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M. Jacques and G. Osman, “The Role of Gender and Education on Decision-Making,” Studies in Business and Economics, pp. 117–130, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: