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Let's fix it: Decision-making and evaluation

Fixing decision-making and evaluation

Decision making and evaluation within companies is a major source of failure and employee frustration. We should #FixIt !

Read on to find background information on decision-making and evaluation followed by an explanation of how companies can improve their decisions. 1,194 more words


Thinking fast and slow

So I’ve been reading a lot lately, or well to be honest I’ve recently discovered the beauty of audiobooks. I’ve always though that audiobooks are for retards that are to lazy to actually read the book it self. 125 more words


The Value of Truth - Part 2

Part of understanding the value of truth, is to talk about the consequence of not being truthful, accurate or authentic. Now to be fair to ourselves, we don’t usually go out of our way to be dishonest or wrong. 576 more words

Mental Health

Daniel Kahneman: contributions to psychology

“Widely regarded as the world’s most influential living psychologist…”

  • He established  a cognitive basis for common human errors that arise from heuristics (simple rules or mental shortcuts which people often use to form judgments, involving focusing on one aspect of a complex problem and ignoring others) and biases (resulting errors of heuristics are called cognitive biases) (Kahneman & …
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Timelines and the Planning Fallacy

We frequently plot our goals onto timelines. But, in doing so, we often succumb to the planning fallacy.

In the book Thinking Fast and Slow, 121 more words

Humans are Highly Rational – Really?

Last week, I proposed that it is fallacious to believe that we can manage change by design and control, coupled with the belief that humans are perfectly rational at all times. 679 more words


Video: Sarah Miller McCune and Daniel Kahneman Discuss Social and Behavioral Sciences

Are social and behavioral sciences receiving the respect they deserve in the US today? SAGE Founder and executive chairman Sara Miller McCune and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman sat down to discuss this as well as the importance of interdisciplinary work in the sciences, how social science can enrich the development of public and social policy in the economic and political turmoil in world today, and the possibility of behavioral sciences in the White House. 69 more words