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"Can Secure Behaviors Be Contagious? A Two-Stage Investigation of the Influence of Herd Behavior on Security Decisions "

Ali Vedadi, Middle Tennessee State University, Merrill Warkentin, Mississippi State University
2020 Journal of the AIS  
IT users often make information security-related decisions in complex and multidimensional environments, which could lead to phenomena like behavioral anomalies.  ...  Current behavioral security theories generally assume that users possess sufficient information about security technologies before making security-related decisions.  ...  In future research on behavioral security and herd behavior in the IS context, these validated measurement scales can be used to measure the longitudinal nature of security behavior and decision-making  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00607 fatcat:ic4zvmlgxrft3lyvslb7epqtmm

Impact of herding behavior and overconfidence bias on investors' decision-making in Pakistan

Muhammad Qasim, Rana Yassir Hussain, Intkhab Mehboob, Muhammad Arshad
2019 Accounting  
This study captures the impact of herding behavior and overconfidence biases on the investors' decision-making in Pakistan.  ...  Investors' decision-making are influenced by certain biases as reported in literature.  ...  In herding behavior the investor imitates the work of other, which means if one investor chooses security "A", others also invest in security without making their own strategies.  ... 
doi:10.5267/ fatcat:h4j2gxsfybhojbzkrqxsuzhrau

Challenges in supporting end-user privacy and security management with social navigation

Jeremy Goecks, W. Keith Edwards, Elizabeth D. Mynatt
2009 Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security - SOUPS '09  
understand low-level technical details in order to make informed decisions.  ...  Due to features of these domains, individuals may misuse community data when making decisions, leading to incorrect individual decisions, inaccurate community data, and "herding" behavior that is an example  ...  to guide their behavior or inform their decision making [14] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1572532.1572539 dblp:conf/soups/GoecksEM09 fatcat:n6aoe33dabemdefroij6tlriwm

Herding Behavior in Nepali Stock Market: Empirical Evidences based on Investors from NEPSE

Nischal Risal, Nitesh Khatiwada
2019 NCC Journal  
As the result, the decision accuracy, age and experiences have not been found significant. The result from the analysis revealed the significant relationship of hasty decision with herd behavior.  ...  The research paper aims to examine the attitudinal factors influencing herding behavior in order to manage the fluctuations, bubbles, and bursts in the Nepal capital market.  ...  Hence, the need for rapid decision making as important news flashes on trading screens can put traders and investors in vulnerable situations, so, investors sometimes make themselves feel more secure by  ... 
doi:10.3126/nccj.v4i1.24746 fatcat:e5tpo5b34vbozjnm6cktmxcyla

How Behavioral Factors Influence Investment Performance of Individual Investors in Pakistan Stock Market: A Moderated Mediation Approach

Mumtaz Ahmad, Iqra Mehboob, Syed Zain ul Abdin
2021 Review of Economics and Development Studies  
Four behavioral factors as herding, prospect factors and market factors are used in this study and financial literacy as a moderating variable among the behavioral factors and investment decision.  ...  In addition to these, individual investors and security organizations can ultimately take advantage from the results of this research as a guide for their analysis and forecasting of security market trends  ...  Introduction Standard finance assumes, in the investment decision-making process individuals behave rationally and take into account all available information.  ... 
doi:10.47067/reads.v7i3.385 fatcat:o4r4peesuzdatdnkkj6o273qrq

Institutional herding in international markets

Nicole Choi, Hilla Skiba
2015 Journal of Banking & Finance  
This paper studies herding behavior of institutional investors in international markets.  ...  Next, we examine the relation between institutional investors' herding behavior and the level of information asymmetry in the target countries.  ...  and make wrong decisions than make different decisions from the crowd.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.02.002 fatcat:azu7sg4pwjdxjhu6zmi533nr7u

Behavioral Bias in Individual Investment Decisions: Is It a Common Phenomenon in Stock Markets?

Nawal Hussein Abbas Elhussein, Jarel Nabi Ahmed Abdelgadir
2020 International Journal of Financial Research  
The findings of the paper provide evidence that behavioral biases play a noticeable role in individual investment decision making process regardless of the degree of development of the stock market.  ...  The paper demonstrates that heuristic and market factors play a dominant role in the process of individual decision making in the Khartoum Stock Exchange.  ...  This study is the first one to investigate the impact of behavioral biases on individual investment decision making in the Khartoum Stock Exchange.  ... 
doi:10.5430/ijfr.v11n6p25 fatcat:g7p4ngkhinbdhk4zqug2fon7ui


Esther Ikavbo Evbayiro-Osagie, Michael Ify Chijuka
2021 Oradea Journal of Business and Economics  
This study examines Behavioral Factors and Investment Decision Making in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).  ...  Using overconfidence bias, availability bias, conservatism, and herding effect to define the most important behavioral element affecting investment decision making by investors in the Nigerian.  ...  Research findings showed that herding influences investor's decision of individual investors at the Security market in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City.  ... 
doi:10.47535/1991ojbe119 fatcat:moqohbqcs5eenc42synwlumuou

Herding Behavior in Karachi Stock Exchange

) Tariq Javed, )Nousheen Zafar, Bilal Hafeez
2013 Zenodo  
t:This study aims at examining the existence of herding behavior of investors in Pakistani stock market.  ...  The study concludes that Herding behavior does not exist in Karachi Stock Exchange analyzing monthly returns data.  ...  decision making.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3404583 fatcat:4jmib6flqnbxtn3wpgbsnb2oqa

Capital Market Investors' Attitudes in Bangladesh: Evidence and Policy Implications

Kazi Mostafa Arif
2016 International Journal of Economics Finance and Management Sciences  
The aim of the study is to examine the effect of behavioral biases on stock market investors' decision making in Dhaka Stock Exchange.  ...  We explored that women do not actively participate in security market as seen on interview time although women also invest in the security market, but most of the activities in the security market are  ...  Herd Behavior (Herding) While decision making individuals imitate others. This is generally referred to as herd behavior. Herd behaviour in financial markets is a natural phenomenon.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijefm.20160406.15 fatcat:wi7wsu6xlrfe3dozr2ahh7lykm

Behavior Pattern of Individual Investors in Stock Market

Luu Thi Bich Ngoc
2013 International Journal of Business and Management  
This research aims to investigate behavioral factors influencing the decisions of individual investors at the Securities Companies in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  ...  Keywords: individual investor, behavior pattern, stock market, Vietnam What is the behavior of individual investors in Vietnamese stock market?  ...  In the security market, herding investors base their investment decisions on the masses' decisions of buying or selling stocks.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v9n1p1 fatcat:37d7fyrlwza7fhmvjw4j5hblpi

The Influence of Behavioral Factors in Making Investment Decisions and Performance: Study on Investors of Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

Lingesiya Kengatharan, Navaneethakrishnan Kengatharan
2014 Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting  
All other variables which are volume of stock, buying and selling and speed of herding variables of herding factor, loss aversion and regret aversion variables of prospect factor and market information  ...  The result shows that there are four behavioral factors affecting the investment decisions of individual investors at the Colombo Stock Exchange which are Herding, Heuristics, Prospect and Market.  ...  In the security market, herding investors base their investment decisions on the masses' decisions of buying or selling stocks.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ajfa.v6i1.4893 fatcat:34tfoaabivccxn334ptiuwlfsu

An Analysis of Behavioral Biases in Investment Decision-Making

Geetika Madaan, Sanjeet Singh
2019 International Journal of Financial Research  
Therefore, this study is also one of another effort to assess the impact of behavioral biases in investment decision-making in National Stock Exchange.  ...  In the existing study, four behavioral biases have been reviewed namely, overconfidence, anchoring, disposition effect and herding behavior.  ...  The results of the study implied the existence of herding behavior in individual investment decision making.  ... 
doi:10.5430/ijfr.v10n4p55 fatcat:lychifqfizf4jgofzlp26vammi

Influence of Behavioural Biases on Investment Decisions of Individual Investors in Nairobi Securities Exchange

Annetty V. W. Angote, Tobias Olweny, Julius Miroga
2021 The International Journal of Business & Management  
The main objective of this study was to establish whether the behavioral biases and investment decisions had an influence on individual investors in Nairobi Security Exchange (NSE).; hence, several studies  ...  In determining influence of behavioral biases on investment decisions of individual investors in NSE also several independent variables were taken into account.  ...  Individuals should avoid herd behavior and embark on other behavioral biases that can bring a difference in their decision making.  ... 
doi:10.24940/theijbm/2021/v9/i3/bm2103-008 fatcat:zkh3bzfqpzfwtavh4vfuxqfrs4


Priya Kansal, Dr. Seema Singh
2015 Researchers World – Journal of Arts Science & Commerce  
Herd behavior among the investors is also observed and they are found to follow the advice of their advisor, relative and friend while buying and selling the in familiar stocks.  ...  The study investigated the behavioral biases of individual investors and their impact on the investment behavior in context of Indian Stock Market.  ...  Lintner (1998) defines behavioral finance as being "the study of how humans interpret and act on information to make informed investment decisions".  ... 
doi:10.18843/rwjasc/v6i4/03 fatcat:eyzi3oektnhq7hk3ljxzwrls7m
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