Entscheidungsheuristiken in der PGE - Produktgenerationsentwicklung

DFX 2017: Proceedings of the 28th Symposium Design for X, 4-5 October 2017, Bamburg, Germany

Year: 2017
Editor: Dieter Krause, Kristin Paetzold, Sandro Wartzack
Author: Nikola, Bursac; Simon, Rapp; Albert, Albers; Jan, Breitschuh; Narucha, Tanaiutchawoot
Series: DfX
Institution: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Section: User-Centered Design
Page(s): 275-286
ISBN: 978-3-946094-20-3-23


Product development always includes the selection of ideas from a set of potential ideas and thus pointing the way for the subsequent process. Doing this intuitively always implies the risk of not choosing the best option and to be subject to misjudgements. Research in the field of behavioural economics showed that misjudgements in intuitive decision making can be predicted systematically. This is called decisions heuristics. This raises the question if the knowledge from the field of behavioural economics can be important for product development as well. Subsequently a first study is presented, that shows how decisions behaviour depends on the given alternative solutions in a decision making situation in product development.

Keywords: Decision heuristics, Product Generation Engineering, Decision making, Evaluation method

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