The main aim of this chapter is to establish the conceptual basis for this study. For that purpose section 2.1 reviews relevant literature and provides basic definitions of SDM and information behavior as core phenomena of interest. Then, section 2.2 defines the specific research variables for this study. Finally, section 2.3 summarizes this chapter.


Cognitive Style Strategic Decision Information Acquisition Political Behavior Environmental Uncertainty 
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  • Wolfgang Gänswein

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