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BEDR Workshop: Szu-Chi Huang

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:40am to 1:10pm

Sage Hall, 141
Johnson Graduate School-Management, 106 Sage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-6201, USA

Szu-Chi Huang, Stanford University

Support, Avoidance, and Sabotage: How Others Help and Hurt Us in Shared Goal Pursuit

Abstract:  How we pursue our goals changes drastically from one stage to another during the journey. And in every stage, people around us can influence how we perceive, manage, and stay engaged with our goals. In this work, I will explore collaborative, competitive (i.e., sabotage), and avoidance behaviors, documenting how social others motivate and demotivate us from the beginning to the end during the course of goal pursuit, as well as exploring the underlying drivers. I’ll leverage datasets collected from the field and in the lab, with a variety of behaviors documented such as choices, daily walking, head turns, and eye movements.



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economics, EconSeminar, EconBehave



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Amy Moesch

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Szu-Chi Huang

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Stanford University

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