Successful decision-making a systematic approach to complex problems / Rudolf Grünig, Richard Kühn ; translated from German by Anthony Clark and Claire O'Dea

Author(s): Grünig, Rudolf
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Subjects: Electronic books
Decision making
Problem solving
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English, German (translated from), Translation from German
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2009
LC Classification: H, HD
Table of Contents: List of figures
List of insets
Introduction 1
Pt. 1. Decision problems and decision-making procedures 5
1. Decision problems 7
2. Goal and problem-finding systems as requirements for the discovery of decision problems 17
3. Rational decisions 29
4. Decision-making procedures 41
Pt. 2. A general heuristic decision-making procedure 57
5. Overview of the decision-making procedure 59
6. Discovering and analyzing the decision problem 73
7. Developing and evaluating options 91
8. Establishing the overall consequences of the options and making the final decision 115
9. A case study illustrating the application of the procedure 149
Pt. 3. Special issues and approaches to resolving them 171
10. Decision sequences 173
11. Information procurement decisions 185
12. Collective decisions 197
Final remarks 219
Glossary 221
Index 229
Bibliography 235
Alternate Titles: In: SpringerLink (OCoLC)43927870
In: OhioLINK electronic book center (Online) (OCoLC)180989150
Additional Authors: Kühn, Richard, 1939-
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Notes: LCCN: 2009929745
ISBN: 9783642008535
ISBN: 3642008534
ISBN: 9783642008542 (e-isbn)
ISBN: 3642008542 (e-isbn)
Translated from German
Previous ed.: 2005
Includes bibliographical references and index
Available to OhioLINK libraries
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Berlin : Springer, 2009. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader and Internet browser; text in HTML and PDF. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from title screen; description based on content as of Dec. 2, 2009. Access restricted to subscribing institution. Also available in print
Physical Description: xvii, 239 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 432709468
ISBN/ISSN: 9783642008535

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