Decision Sciences: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 1

Decision Sciences: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 1

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Decision Sciences: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 1

This long-awaited textbook provides a unified perspective of a rich and varied field. Using a set of illustrative examples, Decision Sciences synthesizes current research about different types of decision making, including individual, group, organizational, and societal. Special attention is given to the linkage between problem finding and problem solving. The principal message emerging from the book is that decision making entails a complex set of processes that need to be understood in order to develop sound prescriptions or policy advice.

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ISBN-13: 9780521338127
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 484
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I: Introduction; 1. The scope of decision sciences; 2. Problem finding and alternative generation; Part II: Individual Decision Making; 3. Prediction and inference; 4. Valuation and choice; 5. Evaluating prescriptive approaches; Part III: Multi-person Decision Making; 6. Group decision making; 7. Formal models of group decision making; 8. Organisational decision making; 9. Societal decision making; Part IV: Epilogue; References; Appendices.

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