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Title: Type A Behavior Pattern and Escalating Commitment
Authors: Schaubroeck, J.
Williams, S. 
Issue Date: 1993
Source: Schaubroeck, J.,Williams, S. (1993). Type A Behavior Pattern and Escalating Commitment. Journal of Applied Psychology 78 (5) : 862-867. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Subjects (N = 98) were randomly assigned to high- and low-responsibility conditions in a commitment-escalation experiment. Global Type A behavior pattern and the underlying dimension of achievement strivings were positively related to the desire to continue the same course of action in the high prior-responsibility condition but not in the low prior-responsibility condition. These findings are discussed in terms of future research into the judgment processes of people with Type A personality and the possible role of escalating commitment in disorders experienced by people with Type A personality.
Source Title: Journal of Applied Psychology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/45279
ISSN: 00219010
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