## The structure of human decisions |

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### Contents

opment of Generalists 9 Management Science | 11 |

Responsibility Channels 17 Cybernetic Systems 20 The Nature of a Decision 21 Philosophers | 23 |

Goals Purposes and Rational Behavior | 42 |

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