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A primer on decision making : how decisions happen

Author: James G March; Chip Heath
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2009.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James G March; Chip Heath
ISBN: 0029200350 9780029200353 9781439157336 1439157332
OCLC Number: 847368197
Description: ix, 289 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsPreface1. Limited RationalityThe Idea of Rational ChoiceLimited (or Bounded) RationalityTheories of Attention and SearchRisk and Risk Taking2. Rule FollowingDecision Making as Rule FollowingRules, Identities, and ActionRule Development and ChangeAppropriate Rules or Consequential Choice?3. Multiple Actors: Teams and PartnersInterpersonal Consistency and TeamsInterpersonal InconsistenciesSocial Bases of InconsistenciesUneasy Partners4. Multiple Actors: Conflict and PoliticsDecisions and PowerDecisions and CoalitionsParticipation and Decision InstabilitiesSingle Actors and Multiple Actors5. Ambiguity and InterpretationOrder and Ambiguity in Decision MakingAmbiguous Bases of Decision MakingLoose Coupling in OrganizationsGarbage Can Decision ProcessDecision Making and the Construction of MeaningAmbiguity and Understanding6. Decision EngineeringDefining Decision IntelligenceImproving AdaptivenessUsing KnowledgeCreating MeaningNotesAdditional ReadingIndexAbout the Author
Other Titles: Decision making.
Responsibility: James G. March, with the assistance of Chip Heath.
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