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Client Decision Education at General Motors
Presented by E. Smith (General Motors) at 1998 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Overview of client decision education processes in General Motors.

Improving Decision Making in an Organization
Presented by John Palmer and Jim Aitken (General Motors) at 1998 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Overview of decision processes used by Powertrain at General Motors.

Organizational Aspects Impacting Adoption of Quality Decision Making
Presented by F. Rolle (DuPont) at 1998 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Overview of factors and challenges affecting implementation and adoption of decision practices in DuPont.

Project Selection of an Aluminum Alloy
Presented by (General Motors) at 1998 DAAG Conference in San Francisco. Describes the decision process for choosing an aluminum alloy and the key role of tornado diagrams in the analysis.

Decision Quality: Value Creation from Better Business Decisions
by Carl Spetzler (SDP Fellow), Hannah Winter, and Jennifer Meyer (SDP Fellow)
Add value with every decision using a simple yet powerful framework
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Foundations of Decision Analysis
by Ali Abbas, Ron Howard
A groundbreaking text that explores the art of decision making, both in life and in professional settings.
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Winning Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time
by J. Edward Russo and Paul Schoemaker
A comprehensive, one-of-a-kind guide to the proven methods of making critical business decisions confidently, quickly–and correctly.
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Choices, Values, and Frames
by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky
Choices, Values, and Frames presents an empirical and theoretical challenge to classical utility theory, offering prospect theory as an alternative framework.
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Winning at Litigation through Decision Analysis: Creating and Executing Winning Strategies in any Litigation or Dispute
by John Celona
This book is the first in-depth guide to applying the philosophy, theory, and methods of decision analysis to creating and executing winning legal strategies.
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Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
by Dan Ariely
Ariely refutes the common assumption that we behave in fundamentally rational ways. These misguided behaviors are neither random nor senseless. They're systematic and predictable—making us predictably irrational.
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How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life
by Thomas Gilovich
A wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.
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Decision Analysis for Managers
by David Charlesworth
This book gives you the tools to... * clarify and reach alignment on goals and objectives and understand trade-offs, * develop and examine alternatives, * systematically analyze the effects of risk and uncertainty, and * maximize the chances of achieving your goals and objectives.*
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Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment
by Thomas Gilovich, Dale Griffin and Daniel Kahneman
This book examines how people answer questions about judgment.
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Enterprise Project Portfolio Analysis
by Richard M. Bayney and Ram Chakravarti
On building competencies for R&D and IT investment success.
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The Art and Science of Negotiation
by Howard Raiffa
Raiffa emphasizes problems and situations where, with the kinds of skills he aims to develop, disputants can achieve results that are beneficial to all parties concerned.
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Negotiation Analysis: The Science and Art of Collaborative Decision Making
by Howard Raiffa with John Richardson and David Metcalfe
This masterly book substantially extends Howard Raiffa's earlier classic, The Art and Science of Negotiation. It does so by incorporating three additional supporting strands of inquiry: individual decision analysis, judgmental decision making, and game theory.
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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
by Jonathan Haidt
As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum.
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Overcoming Organizational Defenses: Facilitating Organizational Learning
by Chris Argyris
Explains how to address various defenses to change in organizations.
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Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
by Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, Bruce Patton
Offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict.
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