decision making

Computer Models Outperform Humans in Decision-Making--Surprising?

by: John Caddell

The New York Times today has an article about a Dutch researcher, Chris Snijders of Eindhoven University of Technology, who has completed a study asserting that, in many situations, computer algorithms make better decisions than human managers.

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The Art of the Layoff

by: Guy Kawasaki

We’re in a bubble again. It’s not as frothy as last time, but hallelujah, this time we know what to do, right? One good thing about the dotcom implosion in 2000 is that we got lots of practice laying people off, and I’m afraid that this valuable knowledge may get lost.

If you are scoffing (“Guy’s clueless: We’ll never downsize because we’re growing so fast.”), then you’re my intended reader.

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Decision Making, Risk, and Reward

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Irrational Decisions by Monkeys and Humans

by: Roger Dooley

Economists tend to start with the assumption that humans will behave in a rational manner when making decisions.

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Decision Making and the Brain

by: Roger Dooley

Neuroscientists have been working to explain how people make decisions between competing alternatives. Indeed, the field of neuroeconomics has emerged as a small but potentially important field of study.

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Decision Making, Risk and Ambiguity

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