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Appointing Those who will Make Decisions

HOWARD M. HOLTZMANN and EDDA KRISTJÁNSDÓTTIR

in International Mass Claims Processes: Legal and Practical Perspectives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207442
eISBN:
9780191708695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207442.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the appointment of decision-makers in the claims process. Topics covered include who makes decisions on claims and by whom such decision-makers are appointed; whether ... More


Epilogue: A Reconstructive Summary

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

in The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter reconstructs, in a compact form, the arguments pointed out in this book. It explains that the MBA has a significant, demonstrable, and robust value to prospective employers as a ... More


What Causes Escalation?

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Past investments are irrelevant to decisions about the future. The correct response is to invest in whatever option promises the highest return on investment. In practice, decision-makers may do ... More


The Reasons for Rules

FREDERICK SCHAUER

in Playing by the Rules: A Philosophical Examination of Rule-Based Decision-Making in Law and in Life

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258315
eISBN:
9780191681844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258315.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the issues related to the relation between rules and suboptimizing decision procedures. It provides an argument in favour of rules, focusing on the distrust of certain classes ... More


The Integrative Thinker: A Vision of the High-Value Decision Maker in Postmodern High Capitalism

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

in The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter highlights and argues for a particular conception of the future high-value decision maker, embodying skills and characteristics that make him or her unique from the prototypes for ... More


What Are the Components of Choice?

Peter Politser

in Neuroeconomics: A guide to the new science of making choices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305821
eISBN:
9780199867783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305821.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a neuroeconomic model that uses two basic concepts: the efficacy of a decision-maker's performance and effectiveness of a decision-maker's performance. Neuroeconomic efficacy ... More


Some Thoughts on the Principle of Revealed Preference

ARIEL RUBINSTEIN and YUVAL SALANT

in The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics: A Hand Book

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328318
eISBN:
9780199851768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328318.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

An individual decision maker is described by a number of economic theorists using three concepts: 1) a collection of objects wherein one is not required to recognize something in an objective manner; ... More


Multiple Realities: The Third Way of Knowing

MITROFF IAN I. and LINSTONE HAROLD A.

in The Unbounded Mind: Breaking the Chains of Traditional Business Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102888
eISBN:
9780199854943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102888.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

One of the first systems that mark a transition between the old and new ways of thinking is the Kantian IS. It combines the “model part” of Analysis and the “data part” of Agreement into an ... More


Categories of Concerns and the Set of Beliefs that Connect Actions to Them

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the factors that affect a decision maker and various other players. The major categories of concerns for any player include societal outcomes, personal resources of influence, ... More


Business School 2.0: Can the Contemporary Scientific–Educational Complex Educate the Manager of the Future?

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

in The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses why MBA academics and training programs do not address the problem of producing the high-value decision maker. It traces the problem to the sociology of the basic disciplines ... More


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