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Abstract

Although digital navigation systems are becoming ubiquitous, they generally only select routes based on relatively simple criteria (length and time) and fail to adequately consider the preferred strategy of the user. In order to account for these strategies, care must be taken to solicit not only simple preferences, but also deeper issues such as overall strategic disposition and attitudes toward risk. Hallmarks of true strategy include schematic, general, conditional and conscious consideration of the impact of important variables on the achievement of one’s goals. Factor analysis of a forty-item questionnaire isolated five questions that well-account for the strategic disposition of individuals. Additionally, attitudes about risk were explored in pedestrian and driving contexts. This analysis suggests that within the individual, attitudes about risk are relatively fixed, yet the manifestation of risk-seeking behavior is dependent on the mode of travel.

DOI

10.1016/j.trf.2012.03.003

Publication Date

3-1-2012

Comments

Characterizing the Role of Strategic Disposition and Orientation to Risk in Wayfinding; American Marketing Association has copyright and the authors can use it for teaching and research. Attached are page 1 and 2.

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL EDUCATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY on November 29, 2021, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/0020739X.2021.1998684

This revised version was published online in July 2006 with corrections to the Cover Date. Based on the talk given at the Biannual IQSA Meeting in Cesena, Italy, March 31 - April 5, 2001. Submitted to the volume collecting the proceedings of the conference. This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in the British Journal of the Philosophy of Science following peer review. The version of record: Valia Allori, Sheldon Goldstein, Roderich Tumulka, and Nino Zanghì. On the Common Structure of Bohmian Mechanics and the Ghirardi–Rimini–Weber Theory: Dedicated to GianCarlo Ghirardi on the occasion of his 70th birthday." Br J Philos Sci (2008) 59 (3): 353-389 first published online July 11, 2008 doi:10.1093/bjps/axn012 is available online at: http://bjps.oxfordjournals.org/content/59/3/353.abstract?sid=3748ccd0-fc6f-4d1b-bc39-88f5b7b7b454.

Department

Department of Geography

ISSN

1369-8478

Language

eng

Publisher

Elsevier

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