Internet-based decision-making in a business context

Quality, effects and legitimacy of internet-based economic decision-making processes in private companies, interest groups and advisory boards as well as NGOs.

  • How do internal decision-making and controlling processes on the basis of online communication affect decision-making behavior, compliance and interaction?
  • How does online communication in interest groups change opinions, decision-making and participation compared to alternative decision-making mechanisms?
  • What effects does online decision-making on regulation issues have on the effectiveness, legitimacy and acceptance of the results?
  • Which systematic decision distortions (biases and framing) can accrue in internet-based decision-making processes in economic contexts?