Decision traps: ten barriers to brilliant decision-making and how to overcome them

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Simon & Schuster, 1990 - Business & Economics - 280 pages
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Two experts in business management show how to avoid the ten common pitfalls that ensanre decision makers. The very latest research in the fields of business and psychology has been distilled into practical training methods that will save readers from ever making a bad decision again.

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Review: Decision Traps: The Ten Barriers to Decision-Making and How to Overcome Them

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Good overview of the decision making process. Includes some basics from the critical thinking/heuristics field and then tries to apply it specifically to making better decisions. I thought the most ... Read full review

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Fast read. Nice reminders. Read full review

Contents

An Excellent DecisionMaking
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DECISIONFRAMING
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INFORMATIONGATHERING
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About the author (1990)

J. EDWARD RUSSO, PH.D., is a Professor of Marketing and Behavior Science at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management. He has served as an adviser to such companies as Boeing, Eli Lilly, General Motors, Harris Bank, and SmithKline Beecham. Russo is also actively involved in the study and application of leading-edge decision technologies to real-world problems and is a frequent speaker in executive decision programs. He is the co-author, with Paul Schoemaker, of "Decision Traps," He lives with his family in Ithaca, New York.
PAUL J. H. SCHOEMAKER, PH.D., is the founder and Chairman of Decision Strategies International and Research Director of the Mack Center for Technology and Innovation at the Wharton School. He has consulted with about a hundred organizations, including a two-year sabbatical with Royal Dutch/Shell's scenario planning group in London. Schoemaker has been a professor at the University of Chicago and the Wharton School, and a frequent speaker in various executive programs, including those at Berkeley and Cedep at Insead. He lives with his family in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

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