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Computational Modelling of Trust and Social Relationships

A computational model for the development of social relationships is described. The model implements agent strategies for social interaction based on Dunbar’s Social Brain Hypothesis (SBH). A trust related process controls the formation and decay of relationships as a function … Continue reading

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Building Trust: Increased Heart Rate Synchrony during Joint Action

People who trust each other often find their hearts beat in step with one another when collaborating on a task. Scientists are puzzled by the phenomenon. Throughout human evolution, cooperation has always been a vital ingredient in our species’ survival. … Continue reading

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Trust: Self-interest and the Common Good

Trust – our belief in the truth or reliability of someone or something – lies at the very heart of our relationships, our society and our everyday lives. Much of the time we take it for granted. And yet trust, … Continue reading

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Sociology of Trust

Trust is at issue when someone makes oneself vulnerable to another who can harm if the trust is misplaced. The recipient of trust is either trustworthy or not, and much of the literature revolves around the evaluation of the trustworthiness … Continue reading

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Collaborating across Cultures – Cultural Metacognition and Trust in Creative Collaboration

We propose that managers adept at thinking about their cultural assumptions (cultural metacognition) are more likely than others to develop affect-based trust in their relationships with people from different cultures, enabling creative collaboration. Study 1, a multi-rater assessment of managerial … Continue reading

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What makes an Effective Team? The role of Trust (dis)confirmation in Team Development

Most newly formed teams manage to function in spite of the fact that their members do not know each other. Over time, teams progress into successful units; however, sometimes, they regress into a situation where morale is worse than when … Continue reading

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The role of social cognition in decision making

Successful decision making in a social setting depends on our ability to understand the intentions, emotions and beliefs of others. The mirror system (neurons) allows us to understand other people’s motor actions and action intentions. ‘Empathy’ allows us to understand … Continue reading

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Trust, Computing, and Society

The Internet has altered how people engage with each other in myriad ways, including offering opportunities for people to act distrustfully. This fascinating set of essays explores the question of trust in computing from technical, socio-philosophical, and design perspectives. Why … Continue reading

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Market, hierarchy and trust – The knowledge economy and the future of capitalism

Recent conceptualizations of trends in the structure of U.S. industry have focused on the relative importance of markets, hierarchies, and hybrid intermediate forms. This paper advances the discussion by distinguishing three ideal–typical forms of organization and their corresponding coordination mechanisms: … Continue reading

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Co-versando sobre la confianza

La confianza entre las personas en el tema que da origen a esta nueva entrega de Co-versando, la Radio Matríztica. En esta oportunidad, los fundadores de Matríztica reflexionan en torno a una pregunta enviada desde Buenos Aires por Victor Lidejover, … Continue reading

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