Why Decisions Fail Avoiding the Blunders and Traps That Lead to Debacles

ISBN-10: 1576751503

ISBN-13: 9781576751503

Edition: 2002

Authors: Paul C. Nutt

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This text tells the stories behind the stories of such famous debacles as the Firestone tyre recall, the Millennium Dome, EuroDisney, The Denver International Airport, Shell's disposal of the Brent Spar and Barings Bank.
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/10/2002
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

The Decision Debacles
Blunders that Launch a Decision Debacle
Traps that Catch Decision Makers
Decision-Making Processes Prone to Success and Failure
Traps in Failing to Lead the Effort with Agreed-Upon Claims
The Traps in Unmanaged Social and Political Forces
Traps in Misleading Directions
Traps in Limited Search and No Innovation
The Traps in Misusing Evaluation
Ethical Traps
Learning Traps
The Lessons: Avoiding the Blunders and Traps
The Decision-Making Research Project
Estimating Risk
Citations for the Debacles
References and Selected Readings
About the Author
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