First and foremost, I would like to thank my supervisor, Prof. Dr. Katrin Borcherding, for her absolutely invaluable practical and moral support, which she has continued to provide even after I left the Technical University of Darmstadt, and which has gone far beyond any call of duty. I am also very grateful to all student research assistants who helped me with the onerous tasks of data collection and entry; for their help with a pilot experiment, Petra Schreiber, Andreas Schubert and Jürgen Junker, for their help with the first experiment, Heike Kollross and Claudia Toll, and for their help with the second experiment, Meike Pflanz, Tobias Ley and Tanja Merle. I am particularly indebted to Claudia Toll, who created the Word macros that made the nightmare of creating individually randomised questionnaires bearable. Many thanks also to Petra Knötzinger, who introduced me to the world of CASE tools and whose expertise as an IT consultant was vital for creating a realistic decision scenario for the second study. I was also supported in this task by Bettina Kühnapfel from the Computer Science department at the Technical University of Darmstadt, wh
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