The Internet and other modern media increasingly determine both our private and professional lives. This is accompanied by an ever-increasing amount of information that is freely available to us at any time. This seemingly infinite amount of data should actually result in better decisions, but paradoxically, the opposite is true: decisions become more difficult. According to a study by the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 48 percent of all managers complain of more stress in the past two years. Only five percent stated that they were qualitatively overwhelmed – 21 percent, on the other hand, complained of excessive demands. Psychologists call this the Choice Overload Effect.
Read more about this in the article in Wirtschaftswoche: