An agent based model approach to study prosocial behavior in organizations

Riccardo Sartori, Andrea Ceschi, Dorina Hysenbelli, Xiuzhi Sang ABSTRACT: Using a simulation named Agent Based Model (ABM) (Bonabeau, 2002; Epstein, 2006) we explore the effect of some prosocial behavior variables in a virtual environment, such as: Motivation to help, Warm- Glow feelings associated with helping (Andreoni, 1990), and the Pseudo-inefficacy effect. The Pseudoinefficacy effect found[…]

Differences between Entrepreneurs and Managers in Large Organizations: An Implementation of a Theoretical Multi-Agent Model on Overconfidence Results

Riccardo Sartori, Andrea Ceschi, Andrea Scalco ABSTRACT: The well-known research carried out by Busenitz and Barney (1997) exploring differences in the decision-making processes between entrepreneurs and managers in large organizations has been revisited and redesigned as a starting point to create a computational and theoretical Multi Agent Model (MAM) which shows differences in the decision-making[…]