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John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 143 words.

Making decisions or making contributions to decision-making is an integral component of social work. When things go wrong, for example,

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decision-making

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 143 words.

Making decisions or making contributions to decision-making is an integral component of social work. When things go wrong, for example,

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Making decisions

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 3428 words.

Decisions in dementia - Capacity assessment in practice - Consent - How to make decisions - Best interests - Managing decision-making - Who should talk to whom? - Summary

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Decision making

Jonathan St B. T. Evans.

in Thinking and Reasoning: A Very Short Introduction

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology. 4748 words.

We make a decision every time that we do something when we could have done something else, but most of these decisions are habitual and require little thought. ‘Decision making’ explains...

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Decision-Making

Karl E. Misulis and Mark E. Frisse.

in Essentials of Clinical Informatics

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Epidemiology. 8248 words.

Decision-making consists of the logical application of information. Human decision-making and computer-based decision-making are different. Human decision-making relies on nuances and...

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decision making

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Accounting

July 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting. 54 words.

The act of deciding between alternative courses of action. In the running of a business, accounting information and techniques are used to facilitate decision making, especially by the...

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decision making

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 53 words.

The act of deciding between two or more alternative courses of action. In the running of a business, accounting information and techniques are used to facilitate decision making, especially...

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decision-making

Emma Jeanes.

in A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 114 words.

The process of selecting an alternative from a range of alternatives. There are many models of decision-making with different underpinning assumptions about the processes that lead to a...

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decision-making

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 341 words.

Some concern themselves with the political nature of the decision-making unit. Thus Archibugi (2000) New Left Rev. 4 proposes replacing

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Decision Making

Philip Bromiley and Devaki Rau.

in Management

P ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 9320 words.

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...

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Decision making

Nathan F. Lepora.

in Living machines

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 2982 words.

Decision making is the process by which alternatives are deliberated and chosen based on the values and goals of the decision maker. In this chapter, we describe recent progress in...

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Decision Making

Wendy Johnston.

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

November 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4329 words.

This chapter discusses the decision-making integral to ALS patients and their families. Diagnosis and the quality of life have steadily improved for ALS patients with the advent of improved...

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Decision Making

Robyn A. LeBoeuf and Eldar Shafir.

in The Oxford Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning

March 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 16029 words.

This chapter reviews selected psychological research on human decision making. The classical, rational theory of choice holds that decisions reflect consistent, stable preferences, which...

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Decision Making

Maarten Speekenbrink and David R. Shanks.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology

March 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 16300 words.

This chapter reviews normative and descriptive aspects of decision making. Expected Utility Theory (EUT), the dominant normative theory of decision making, is often thought to provide a...

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decision-making

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 135 words.

The important cognitive process of selecting one action or policy from two or more choices to achieve a desired goal. A decision is made by using perceptual information about a current...

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Making decisions

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 4592 words.

Chapter 53 outlines the importance of early career decisions at medical school and career destinations. Choosing a specialty is a preoccupation of every medical student: keeping an open...

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Decision making

Debbie Rosenorn-Lanng.

in Human Factors in Healthcare: Level Two

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 19645 words.

This chapter looks at how the information used to generate a shared mental model can then be used to make sound healthcare decisions. It also explores the barriers that might be encountered...

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Decision Making

Robert G. Hagstrom.

in Investing

January 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 7011 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of decision making in the art and science of investing. It begins by looking at Shane Frederick's research on cognitive reasoning, and in particular...

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‘Post-decision Decision-making’

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato.

in Reasons to Doubt

January 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 13776 words.

This chapter examines the Criminal Cases Review Commission's policy on post-decision decision-making, focusing on what happens in cases when the Commission has decided there are no grounds...

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Decision-Making in the World Trade Organization

Claus-Dieter Ehlermann and Lothar Ehring.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

Globalization creates a demand for international rule-making, and the WTO remains the forum for creating binding and enforceable international trade rules. The WTO therefore needs an...

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