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Description - The Art of Decision Making by Helga Drummond

Science reassures, art disturbs (Proverb) This intriguing exploration of underlying forces in decision making takes as its starting point a wealth of high profile decision disasters. In brilliantly readable analyses, Helga Drummond shows how better awareness of the inherent uncertainties of the decision making process could have made the outcomes very different. Examples showcased include: The Hatfield rail crash The Kursk submarine disaster The Challenger disaster The year 2000 fuel crisis The WWII Dardanelles expedition The Barings Bank collapse The Taurus Stock Exchange Project The Hillsborough tragedy The King's Cross underground fire The Millennium Dome This entertaining yet instructive book offers new insight into the realities of decision making, and shows how you can confront them to improve your prospects of success.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471497189
ISBN-10: 0471497185
Format: Hardback
(237mm x 165mm x 24mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Helga Drummond

HELGA DRUMMOND is Professor of Decision Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has consulted for a multitude of businesses ranging from undertakers to IT managers -- a dversity reflected in The Art of Decision Making -- and is the author of seven previous books that have been translated worldwide.

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