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Sources of power : how people make decisions

Author: Gary A Klein
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 2nd MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An overview of naturalistic decision making, which views people as inherently skilled and experienced.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Klein, Gary A.
Sources of power.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1999, ©1998
(OCoLC)47954712
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary A Klein
ISBN: 0585078173 9780585078175
OCLC Number: 42856061
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 330 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Chronicling the strengths used in making difficult decisions --
2. Learning from the firefighters --
3. The recognition-primed decision model --
4. The power of intuition --
5. The power of mental simulation --
6. The Vincennes shootdown --
7. Mental simulation and decision making --
8. The power to spot leverage points --
9. Nonlinear aspects of problem solving --
10. The power to see the invisible --
11. The power of stories --
12. The power of metaphors and analogues --
13. The power to read minds --
14. The power of the team mind --
15. The power of rational analysis and the problem of hyperrationality --
16. Why good people make poor decisions --
17. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Gary Klein.

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Most studies of decision-making treat humans like rats in a laboratory. But Dr. Klein, a cognitive psychologist, spent a decade watching fire commanders, fighter pilots, paramedics, and others making Read more...

 
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