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the psychology of judgment and decision making pdf free download

The idea of not having judgment problems is unreal due to the self-orientation arising from the general human inclination. However, nobody talks about the decision to get there. After all, making the right choices is a piece of cake, or is it? People change, situations change, the world changes, so what makes you think, that your perceptions are valid in any circumstance. The paradox of mixing choices with an open-mindset opposes the conventional methods. On an organizational level, making decisions relies on the structure, but it shares the same issues as the personal one.

You must trust your instinct, and reassure that leadership is a part of your package deal. We firmly believe in the message conveyed through this book; encourages you to give it a try.

Objectivity as tool for improving the decision-making 3. Life is a mystery, and the quality of life is based on a wide variety of choices that we make on a day to day basis. Thousands of studies only confirmed this notion and continued with the process to reawaken our hidden potential.

The biggest culprit for making irrational decisions consists of biased perceptions and wrongly calculated outcomes. Before you move to the next level, you have to be ready to cope with life as it is by adopting an objective point of view. Many individuals are still guided by the feeling that memory is a great asset in the journey of becoming a flawless leader or manager.

Like this summary? Apparently we tend to "satisfice" not "optimize", which for me is obvious second hindsight bias and I will try to explain why: In several of the examples, in order to "maximize" value, you need to multiply one probability with one or several others to obtain the "combined probability result" of two or more events happening one after the other.

In other problems, you need to add up the individual probabilities in order to obtain the probability of one or the other event happening. Assuming that you knew how to state the problem in terms of probabilities and the rules to calculate them, you would still need to actually perform the calculations consciously or unconsciously in order to take a decision.

Many decisions need to be taken quickly and even if there is enough time, I do not think people usually do these calculations, so they probably rely on some sort of intuition what the author calls heuristics or rules of thumb. These rules of thumb will depend on past experiences specially on those that are easily accesible to memory because they were frequent or recent or because they had a great emotional impact on us positive or negative.

If to "maximize value" we need to perform complex calculations, then I am sure we do not "maximize", we rather settle with a fairly good decision. Further, if we need to "maximize value" in order to be considered rational, then we are probably not rational.

It would have been interesting to know how people decide when previously given the calculated expected values of each choice considering the probabilities.

I think that "rationality" would increase a bit, but not significantly, since some people believe they can "outperform" the odds by special luck , while others try to avoid undesirable risks, even if the probabilities are very low specially if the impact of the risk is big.

The book explains thoroughly how we deviate from what would be "rational" decision making. Each of the 20 chapters presents research that exemplifies one or more biases like inconsistency, perception and memory biases, framing, intransitivity, neglecting base rates, attribution errors, social loafing, sunk costs and behavioral traps. It makes quite clear that we do not decide in a "rational" way, but it does not explain the actual process we use to make decisions.

Additionally, the author shows that we are not good at probability and statistical analysis, but he does not explain the calculations we should have done were we "rational decision makers".

He could have included it in an Appendix. If you already know this kind of math or if you are not interested, then the book can be read without it. Finally and although the book is very interesting and full of insights, I need to say that I am glad that I bought a used one, since its price seems not too rational to me either. This is a fascinating book analyzing how we are all far less Cartesian than we think.

In other words, a slew of predictable human bias flaws what we feel is our own objective judgment. The author eminently demonstrates this point by forcing the reader to take a 39 questions test at the beginning of the book.

This test is stuffed with all the traps that illustrate the human judgment flaws that he analyzes thoroughly in following specific chapters. You can view the test as a very entertaining IQ test from hell. The questions seem often simple. But, they are not. Other times, they are obviously difficult. I got a bit more than half of them correct. This was mainly because I had some knowledge or experience regarding certain traps the questions presented.

I had made the mistake before. So, I learned from that. When I did not have any prior knowledge of a question, my results were very human, meaning not that good. But, learning the correct answer was both fun and educating. The author touches on several fascinating probability and statistic concepts. In other words, you better understand the Bayes theorem better than the medical specialists who screen you for various diseases. Because, based on the author's study, doctors don't have a clue.

Another chapter had an excellent discussion on correlation vs. This includes some tricky nuances that many analysts in the financial industry trip upon.

This seems impossible, but it is true. The book has obviously a lot more than I am letting on here. I am not going to ruin it for you. It is really fun, educating, and interesting to read.

You will also learn a whole lot about how you think, how others think, and how people think in groups. You will also understand how tricky it is to ask truly open and objective questions. Also, polls that seem objective are not due to the subjective structure of the question. I think you will enjoy this book, and I strongly recommend it. This is a very dense book, relatively easy to read, and very2 helpful.

I love Blink and The Tipping Point, but this book probably has much much more materials, arguably more than 5 times of inside that those two best sellers combined. I am very interested in the popular psycology stuffs, and Influence by Cialdini is my fav. So this book in some way give you the same chockful of surprises and new insight that will change the way you think. I came across recomended by a University of Chicago MBA -email friend- who has much similar books favourites and he recomended this highly, and i absolutely agree and i would be glad to recommend this to anyone interested in human behaviour and psychology of bias.

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