The Consequences of Decision-Making by Nils Brunsson

By Nils Brunsson

This e-book collects a variety of crucial writing on decision-making by way of one among Europe's best association theorists, introduced jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time, with an creation from the writer.

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1970). ‘The Effectiveness of the Cognitive Style Constraint in Implementing Operations Research Proposals’, Management Science, 99–103. Häckner, E. (1985). Strategiutveckling i medelstora företag. Göteborg: BAS. Jones, E. and Nisbett, R. (1971). ‘The Actor and the Observer: Divergent Perceptions of the Causes of Behaviour’, in E. Jones et al. ), Attribution. Morristown: General Learning Press. Kahneman, D. and Tversky, A. (1973). ‘On the Psychology of Prediction’, Psychological Review, 237–51. Kelley, H.

Perspectives determine what data are seen, what theories are developed, and what kinds of results turn up. One of the most influential perspectives has been the decision-making perspective which conceives of human behaviour as resulting from decisions made by individuals, groups, or organizations. A decision is normally described as a conscious choice between at least two alternative actions. Researchers have studied the choosing among alternatives, the generating of alternatives, and the forming of criteria for choice (goals, objectives).

1972). ‘Attribution in Social Interaction’, in E. Jones, et al. ), Attribution. Morristown: General Learning Press. March, J. (1976). ‘The Technology of Foolishness’, in J. March and J. ), Ambiguity and Choice in Organizations. Bergent, Norway: Universitetsforlaget. March, J. and Simon, H. (1958). Organizations. New York: Wiley. Mayntz, R. (1976) ‘Environmental Policy Conflicts: The Case of the German Federal Republic’, Policy Analysis, 557–87. Nisbett, R. and Ross, L. (1980). Human Inference. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

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