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Smart choices : a practical guide to making better decisions / John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, Howard Raiffa.

Hammond, John S., 1937- (Author). Keeney, Ralph L., 1944- (Added Author). Raiffa, Howard, 1924- (Added Author).
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Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 153.83 HAMMOND (Text) 78292000140818 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0875848575
  • ISBN: 9780875848570
  • ISBN: 9781633691049
  • ISBN: 1633691047
  • Physical Description: x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, ©1999.

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Formatted Contents Note: Making smart choices: how to think about your whole decision problem: a proactive approach -- Problem: how to define your decision problem to solve the right problem -- Objectives: how to clarify what you're really trying to achieve with your decision -- Alternatives: how to make smarter choices by creating better alternatives to choose from -- Consequences: how to describe how well each alternative meets your objectives -- Tradeoffs: how to make tough compromises when you can't achieve all your objectives at once -- Uncertainty: how to think about and act on uncertainties affecting your decision -- Risk tolerance: how to account for your appetite for risk -- Linked decisions: how to plan ahead by effectively coordinating current and future decisions -- Psychological traps: how to avoid some of the tricks your mind can play on you when you're deciding -- The wise decision maker: how to make smart choices a way of life.
Summary, etc.: Offers readers an easy-to-follow process to improve ways to make business decisions, family decisions, and personal decisions.
Subject: Decision making

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