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Decision Making Models (6)
The Vroom-Yetton Decision Model
Deciding How to Decide
BRAIN, BRAN and BRAND
Balancing Intuition With Logic
The Kepner-Tregoe Matrix
Making Unbiased, Risk-Assessed Decisions
Understanding the Decision Cycle
The TDODAR Decision Model
Considering Your Options Under Pressure
The Recognition-Primed Decision (RPD) Process
Making Good Decisions Under Pressure
Choosing Between Options (9)
What Is Prospect Theory?
Anticipating People's Reactions to Risk and Uncertainty
Decision Matrix Analysis
Making a Decision by Weighing Up Different Factors
Paired Comparison Analysis
Working Out Relative Importances
The Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)
Choosing By Weighing Up Many Subjective Factors
Measuring Buyer Preferences
Choosing the Most Important Changes to Make
Decision Tree Analysis
Choosing by Projecting "Expected Outcomes"
The Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix (QSPM)
Choosing the Best Strategic Way Forward
The Futures Wheel
Identifying Consequences of a Change
Deciding Whether to Go Ahead (9)
Deciding Whether to Go Ahead
Conducting a Thorough Feasibility Study
Risk Analysis and Risk Management
Evaluating and Managing Risks
Risk Impact/Probability Charts
Learning to Prioritize Risks
Quantitative Pros and Cons
Weigh up Decisions With a Simple Approach
Force Field Analysis
Analyzing the Pressures For and Against Change
"What If" Analysis
Making Decisions by Exploring Scenarios
Identifying the Full Consequences of Change
Taking Intelligent Risks
Financial Decisions (4)
Deciding, Quantitatively, Whether to go Ahead
Determining When a Product Becomes Profitable
Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
Deciding Whether to Invest
Cash Flow Forecasting
Forecasting the Impact of a Financial Decision
Improving Decision Making (14)
Avoiding Psychological Bias in Decision Making
How to Make Objective Decisions
Personal Preparation for Great Decision Making
Getting In Shape to Make the Right Call
Equipping Your Team to Make Decisions
Empowering Your Team to Step Up
The Ladder of Inference
How to Avoid Jumping to Conclusions
Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Making the Best Choice with the Information Available
"Cautious" or "Courageous"?
Understand Your Risk Preference, and Make Better Decisions
Six Thinking Hats
Looking at a Decision From All Points of View
Developing the Right Mindset and Skills
Avoiding Common "Fatal Flaws" in Decision Making
Reactive Decision Making
Making Good Decisions Under Pressure
Optimizing Your Limited Resources
Monte Carlo Analysis
Bringing Uncertainty and Risk Into Forecasting
A Checklist for Making Better Decisions
10 Common Decision-Making Mistakes
Avoiding the Pitfalls
The Impact of Ethics and Values (3)
The Foursquare Protocol
Learning to Manage Ethical Decisions
What Are Your Values?
– Deciding What's Most Important in Life
Understanding How People's Values May Affect Their Decision Making
Group Decision Making (9)
The Hoy-Tarter Model of Decision Making
Deciding When to Involve Others in Decisions
Choosing Fairly Between Many Options
The Modified Borda Count
Achieving Consensus About Which Options to Pursue
Organizing Team Decision Making
Reaching Consensus for Better Decisions
The Stepladder Technique
Making Better Group Decisions
Avoiding Sometimes-Fatal Flaws in Group Decision Making
Hartnett's CODM Model
Developing Solutions Collectively
Bain's RAPID® Framework
Assigning Roles to Avoid Stalemate
The Delphi Method
Achieving Consensus Among Experts
Bite–Sized Training (6)
Avoiding Decision-Making Paralysis
Using Decision Trees
Project Evaluation and Financial Forecasting
Decision-Making Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Group Decision Making
Book Insights (18)
By Ray Dalio
Author, investor and entrepreneur Ray Dalio discusses learning from your mistakes, and Bridgewater Associates'...
By Margaret Heffernan
Author Margaret Heffernan examines why people engage in willful blindness and attack whistleblowers, and...
Thinking, Fast and Slow
By Daniel Kahneman
In-depth book review podcast and transcript looking at the processes underlying our everyday activities...
Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)
By Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
Authors Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson examine why people fail to own up to...
By Al Pittampalli
Being open to persuasion can be a strength, not a weakness, in leaders. Author...
By Chip and Dan Heath
This entertaining book, backed by psychological research, looks at how to make better decisions.
Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
By Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwalde
This eye-opening book looks at how we can challenge our hidden prejudices. Learn more...
By Randy Cohen
This thought-provoking book looks at how you can deal with difficult ethical situations in...
The Go Point
By Michael Useem
This book explains how you can learn and improve the skill of making good...
By Noel M Tichy and Warren G Bennis
Learn more about this book, which describes how the most successful executives make the...
By Suzy Welch
When you have a tough decision to make, Suzy Welch, journalist and wife of...
Fooled by Randomness
By Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Find out more about this fascinating book by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, which looks at...
Ethics (for the Real World)
By Ronald A Howard and Clinton D Korver
Find out more about this guide to thinking about your own ethical code, so...
The Ethical Executive
By Robert Hoyk and Paul Hersey
No matter how sure you are now that you can tell right from wrong...
Winners Never Cheat
By Jon M Huntsman
Find out how you can stay true to the principles of honesty and integrity...
By Dan Hill
Find out more about this book's theory on the role of emotions in the...
Creating Great Choices
By Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin
Authors Jennifer Riel and Roger Martin discuss how to improve your decision-making and assessment...
By Hans Rosling, with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
Author Hans Rosling discusses how humans may be no better informed than a chimpanzee...
Expert Interviews (7)
Linda Fisher Thornton
Author Linda Fisher Thornton discusses the "lenses" we need to look through to bring...
Making Big Decisions Better
Author and experienced CEO Tim Lewko discusses different ways of forming a strategy, and...
In this interview, Francesca Gino tells us why some decisions get knocked off track...
Business strategy expert Andrew Campbell discusses why people make bad decisions, and explains how...
The Myth of Perfection
Positive psychology expert Tal Ben-Shahar explains why perfectionism is a rejection of success as...
Decide and Deliver
In this interview, Paul Rogers takes us through his ''five steps to breakthrough performance,''...
Managing in the Gray
Author Joe Badaracco shares five questions that managers can ask to help them to...