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The Psychology of Decision-Making: People in Organizations / Edition 1

The Psychology of Decision-Making: People in Organizations / Edition 1

by Lee Roy Beach


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ISBN-13: 9780761900801
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Series: Foundations for Organizational Science Series , #6
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lee Roy Beach is Mc Clelland Professor of Management and Policy, and Professor of Psychology in the College of business and Public Administration at the University of Arizona. Previously, he served as Vice Dean, Eller College of Business and Public Administration at the University of Arizona. Professor Beach received his Ph D in experimental psychology from the University of Colorado and began his professional career as a human factors researcher for the U.S. Navy, followed by service at the Office of Naval Research. After leaving the Navy, he completed two years of postdoctoral work at the University of Michigan before taking a position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he moved from assistant to full professor and served as Chair. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge and Leiden Universities and a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of over 125 scholarly articles and three books on organizational behavior and human decision making:

Beach, L.R. (1998). Image Theory: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Beach, L.R. (1997). The Psychology of Decision Making: People in Organizations. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. [FOS series, Second edition in preparation]

Table of Contents

Introduction to Seriesix
1.The Preliminaries1
2.Framing the Problem16
3.Policy: Part 131
4.Policy: Part 248
6.Subjective Probability82
8.Interpersonal Decisions110
9.Organizational and Group Decisions124
10.Naturalistic Decision Theory: Part 1141
11.Naturalistic Decision Theory: Part 2163
12.Looking to the Future182
About the Author223

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