Juliana Osmani – University “Aleksandër Moisiu” of Durrës, Faculty of Business, Management Department; Address: L.9,
Rr: “Aleksandër Goga”, P. 979/2, Durrës, Albania

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2020.147

6th International Conference – ERAZ 2020 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT,  Online/virtual, May 21, 2020, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

Conference partners: Faculty of Economics and Business, Mediterranean University, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia

ISSN 2683-5568, ISBN 978-86-80194-33-2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ERAZ.2020



Increasingly, organizations are oriented towards groups to make decisions. This is because
some contextual factors have undergone significant changes. Companies are operating in a competitive,
dynamic and complex environment, having to face with unstructured and non-programmed decisions.
Organizations are also oriented towards participatory processes in order to benefit from the
important advantages that these processes offer. The main goal of the current research is to understand
if there is a correlation between group decision-making propensity, age and gender. The motivation
for the current research starts from the consideration that the degree of preference for group decision-
making processes determines the contribution and commitment of the members, with important
consequences on the decisions’ effectiveness. The processing and analysis of the collected data indicate
that adults prefer group decision-making processes more than young people and women prefer group
decision-making processes less than men.

Key words

Group decision-making, Group propensity, Age, Gender, Decision’s effectiveness.


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