O12. When Do People Waste Time? Testing a Mechanism For Parkinson’S Law.
Parkinson’s law states that work expands to fill the time available for its completion. In a series of studies, we demonstrate this law and identify a possible mechanism. Specifically, we demonstrate that people who allot too much time to complete a task fail to use time-saving strategies.
Holly S Howe and Tanya Chartrand (2018) ,"O12. When Do People Waste Time? Testing a Mechanism For Parkinson’S Law.", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 909-909.
Holly S Howe, Duke University, USA
Tanya Chartrand, Duke University, USA
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Less Time, More Procrastination? The Impact of Time Pressure on Task Initiation
Jing Jiang, Renmin University of China
Alisa Yinghao Wu, Columbia University, USA
Alternative Worldviews on Human – Nonhuman Relations: The Turkish Case
N. Alican Mecit, HEC Paris, France
tina m. lowrey, HEC Paris, France
O13. Pain of Loss: How Losing in a Promotional Competition Influences Consumer Attitude
Arash Talebi, ESSEC Business School
Sonja Prokopec, ESSEC Business School
Ayse Onculer, ESSEC Business School