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Decision Making

Philip Bromiley and Devaki Rau

in Management

ISBN: 9780199846740
Published online January 2013 | | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/obo/9780199846740-0004
Decision Making

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Decision making, in its broadest sense, is a vast area of research that spans many disciplines, including psychology, economics, political science, and management. Researchers examine decision making at various levels of analysis (individuals, groups, organizations, and nations). They study decisions that range from the trivial (e.g., choices among gambles paying small amounts of money) to the very important (e.g., decisions risking nuclear war). Some scholars attempt to describe or explain actual decisions while others emphasize how individuals should make decisions. Decisions may result in...

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Subjects: Business and Management

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