Self-care practices in decision-making: How nutrition and habits may affect decision in business
Georgios Lountzis 1 *
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1 Department of Economics and Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, GREECE* Corresponding Author


Decision-making process (DMP), our everyday most frequent action, has attracted the attention of a wide range of disciplines aiming to identify and analyze its determinants, encompassing specific steps. This paper intends to investigate whether nutrition and habits of managers/employees–via hormone levels–might statistically influence DMP in the business field. Some groups of food could encourage the secretion of specific hormones, which in turn influence the brain’s function that may in turn affect humans’ behavior and emotional status, and hence, their decision. To explore the set hypothesis, fieldwork was undertaken to an extensive random sample, from Greek companies/organizations, using appropriately designed questionnaire to select and statistically analyze related quantitative and qualitative information. The questionnaire was distributed to the employees/managers (n=242) of Greek companies. The findings confirm this hypothesis (statistical significance, p<0.05) and indicate that DMP is influenced by nutrition and habits in interaction with body mass index.


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Article Type: Research Article

EUR J ENV PUBLIC HLT, 2024, Volume 8, Issue 1, Article No: em0152

Publication date: 16 Jan 2024

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