The Psychology of Decision Making
People in Organizations 2nd Revised edition
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Psychology of Decision Making by Lee Roy Beach
Book DescriptionThe Psychology of Decision Making provides an overview of decision making as it relates to management, organizational behaviour issues and research. This engaging book examines the way individuals make decisions; how they form judgments privately and in the context of the organization. It also discusses the interplay of group and institutional dynamics and their effects upon the decisions made within and on the behalf of organizations. Researchers and advanced students in the field of organization science, social, and industrial psychology who want a better understanding of how the field has developed as a scholarly discipline and of the processes involved in decision making will find this an excellent resource. The Second Edition has been entirely revised and updated to reflect recent research and changing perspectives. New to the Second Edition are: - Latest developments in the field building on Prospect Theory - Current research on behavioural theory - Innovative suggestions by research scholars on subjects for new theoretical models
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412904407
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 9-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Lee Roy Beach
Lee Roy Beach is McClelland Professor of Management and Policy, and Professor of Psychology in the College of business and Public Administration at the University of Arizona. Previously, he served as Vice Dean, Eller College of Business and Public Administration at the University of Arizona. Professor Beach received his PhD in experimental psychology from the University of Colorado and began his professional career as a human factors researcher for the U.S. Navy, followed by service at the Office of Naval Research. After leaving the Navy, he completed two years of postdoctoral work at the University of Michigan before taking a position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he moved from assistant to full professor and served as Chair. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge and Leiden Universities and a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of over 125 scholarly articles and three books on organizational behavior and human decision making: Beach, L.R. (1998). Image Theory: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Beach, L.R. (1997). The Psychology of Decision Making: People in Organizations. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. [FOS series, Second edition in preparation]
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