Tag Archives: behaviour

Aspects of Task Completion

What are the aspects of a task that make it more likely to be completed? Effort involved: An easy task is more likely to be completed. Make tasks as easy as possible. Uncertainty: Tasks whose progress is predictable are more … Continue reading

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When To Postpone Tasks And When Not To

We saw earlier a number of reasons why we postpone tasks. Some of them are reasonable, while others belong to the procrastinators. Here, we’ll look at some valid reasons to postpone a task, as well as when we should not … Continue reading

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Why we postpone tasks

Postponing a task is easy. Procrastination is second nature. Things to do never get done. We’ll analyze when it makes sense to postpone a task, and when not to. Let’s start with looking at why we postpone, or end up … Continue reading

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Punctuality – 2

This is a continuation of an earlier post on punctuality. So far we have seen that People are likelier to be on time in cases where the cost of being late is high. People prefer to be late than early. … Continue reading

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Punctuality

Why do people come late? People complain about this problem often, so it definitely seems to be quite prevalent. My own experience confirms this as well. I have gone late to several meetings, as well as gone early and had … Continue reading

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