Silicon Valley is an echo chamber … are you ideas really your own? The examples are realistic problems and not some text-book examples that have little to do with the real world. Oct 30, Jenny rated it really liked it.
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Pages with related products. Consider alternatives that give you more time and or more information. In Smart ChoicesJohn Hammond Ralph Keeny and Howard Raiffa provide a practical and easy to understand framework for decision making to drive smarter decisions.
View or edit your browsing history. The Mediator's Handbook Jennifer E. In fact, I usually recommend assuming risk neutrality and skipping the lotteries, at least for the first pass through a problem, unless risk is the primary source of difficulty in the problem as it often is in petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.
Plus these methods feel objective and "rational" - which some people in corporate-land need to feel. This was a great book. It really helped me make some big decisions about my career.
Looking for beautiful books? East Dane Designer Men's Fashion. After the trade-off chapter I was back to the "just think really hard" style of answers and I had to The concepts were smarg not groundbreaking, but the various methods they proposed for making tradeoff decisions demonstrated a concrete way to deal with discrete factors in a decision.
Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions by John S. Hammond
I hope I will continue to make progress. My only critique is that there is actually quite a bit of complexity and some redundancy in their steps. Other than that, I thought this was a fine book.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I'm interested to try some of these steps jammond techniques and see how it goes. This is a simple read that provides an easy explaination of the processes that one should go through when trying to make a decision.
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Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions
To ask other readers questions about Smart Choicesplease sign up. I found this book hwmmond the right time. Finance Globalization Health Care. Turn The Ship Around! Getting It Right the First Time. This book has been written by top experts in this field. The method advocated by this book, assumes the problem is fairly tame and people are rational.