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Decision making for business : a reader

Author: Graeme Salaman
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting essential readings concerned with the importance of clear decisions, the processes of decision making and the implications of flawed practice, this textbook reveals patterns of decision making and a range of theories.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Salaman
ISBN: 0761974105 9780761974109 0761974113 9780761974116
OCLC Number: 49415831
Description: xi, 278 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The anatomy of decision-making. A perfect failure : the Bay of Pigs / Irving L. Janis --
Anatomy of a fatal business strategy / Erhard K. Valentin --
A summary of basic concepts in the behavioral theory of the firm / Richard M. Cyert, James G. March --
Decision-making in organizations / Susan J. Miller, David J. Hickson, David C. Wilson --
Understanding decision-making : understanding organizations. Decision-making as a political process / Andrew M. Pettigrew --
The Irrationality of action and action rationality : decisions, ideologies and organizational actions / Nils Brunsson --
The hospital and its negotiated order / A. Strauss, L. Schatzman, D. Ehrlich, R. Bucher, M. Sabshin --
The practicalities of rule use / Don Zimmerman --
Thinking in organizations. Strategic management in an enacted world / Linda Smircich, Charles Stubbart --
The role of managerial learning and interpretation in strategic persistence and reorientation : an empirical exploration / Theresa K. Lant, Frances J. Milliken, Bipin Batra --
The cognitive perspective on strategic decision-making / Charles R. Schwenk --
The impact of organizational culture on approaches to organizational problem-solving / Paul Bate --
The societal context of organizational decision-making. Organizational forms : can we choose them? / Nils Brunsson, Johan P. Olsen --
The cult(ure) of the customer / Paul du Gay, Graeme Salaman --
Managerialism and social welfare / Janet Newman --
From decision to action in organizations : decision-making as a social representation / Herve Laroche.
Responsibility: edited by Graeme Salaman.
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