HBR's 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions (with featured article ?Before You Make That Big Decision?? by Daniel Kahneman, Dan Lovallo, and Olivier Sibony)

Front Cover
Harvard Business Press, Mar 5, 2013 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
2 Reviews
NEW from the bestselling HBR’s 10 Must Reads series.
Learn why bad decisions happen to good managers—and how to make better ones.

If you read nothing else on decision making, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you and your organization make better choices and avoid common traps.

Leading experts such as Ram Charan, Michael Mankins, and Thomas Davenport provide the insights and advice you need to:

• Make bold decisions that challenge the status quo
• Support your decisions with diverse data
• Evaluate risks and benefits with equal rigor
• Check for faulty cause-and-effect reasoning
• Test your decisions with experiments
• Foster and address constructive criticism
• Defeat indecisiveness with clear accountability


Looking for more Must Read articles from Harvard Business Review? Check out these titles in the popular series:
HBR’s 10 Must Reads: The Essentials
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Communication
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Collaboration
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Innovation
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing
HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Teams

 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - mdubois - LibraryThing

It would be a smart decision to read this book. You might make an even smarter decision if you applied just one of the ideas here to your important decisions. Read full review

Contents

The Hidden Traps in Decision Making
1
Before You Make That Big Decision
21
How to Avoid Catastrophe
41
Conquering a Culture of Indecision
57
What You Dont Know About Making Decisions
75
Who Has the D?
95
How Unethical Are You?
115
Make Better Decisions
133
Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions
145
Stop Making Plans Start Making Decisions
157
Contributors
177
Index
179
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information