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Triangle effect and the connotative meaning of trust in prisoners dilemma: A cross cultural study

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dc.contributor.author Sasi, Misra*
dc.contributor.author Kalro, A.H.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-22T10:14:54Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-22T10:14:54Z
dc.date.issued 1979
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2259/414
dc.description.abstract Two hundred and forty-nine male postgraduate students of management played the Prisoner's Dilemma Game (Deutsch 1960) and filled out a postgame questionnaire measuring atttitude toward the 'other player'. Striking differences resulted between trusting and trustworthy subjects on the one hand and suspicious and untrustworthy subjects on the other with respect to different meanings given to the dimension of trust (cooperation) in the interaction. As predicted, trusting behaviour of the other player was given a a positive evaluative meaning - good versus bad - by the trusting and trustworthy subjects and negative dynamism meaning - weak versus strong - by the suspicious and untrustworthy subjects. The trusting players expected the typical other to make either trusting or suspicious moves, whereas the suspicious subjects expected the typical other to be uniformly suspicious, yielding a high Triangularity Index (Kelley and Stahelski 1970). Most provocatively, while 51% of trusting subjects ... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher International Journal en_US
dc.subject International Journal en_US
dc.subject Game PDG en_US
dc.subject Management Game en_US
dc.subject Human Psychology en_US
dc.title Triangle effect and the connotative meaning of trust in prisoners dilemma: A cross cultural study en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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