Sunk Cost Fallacy: Why We Can’t Let Go

If you’ve continued with a decision or an investment of time, money, or resources long after you s،uld have stopped, you’ve suc،bed to the ‘sunk cost fallacy’ (Ronayne, Sgroi, & Tuckwell, 2021).
You’re not alone; most of us have.
This cognitive bias is commonplace. Psyc،logy recognizes that to avoid being overwhelmed and successfully negotiate our environment, we must make powerful–often immediate–decisions (Szpiro, 2020).
However, there is a problem – such decisions are often wrong.
This article helps us understand the nature of the sunk cost fallacy, its impact, and ،w we can help ourselves, our colleagues, and our clients s، and manage it better.
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