Instinct Can Beat Analytical Thinking
Researchers have confronted us in recent years with example after example of how we humans get things wrong when it comes to making decisions. We misunderstand probability, we’re myopic, we pay attention to the wrong things, and we just generally mess up. This popular triumph of the “heuristics and biases” literature pioneered by psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky has made us aware of flaws … [ Read more ]
Content: Thought Leader | Author: Gerd Gigerenzer | Source: “Harvard Business Review” | Subjects: Personal Development, Productivity / Work Tips, Risk Management
Making Great Decisions
Stanford’s Chip Heath and McKinsey’s Olivier Sibony discuss new research, fresh frameworks, and practical tools for decision makers.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Chip Heath, Olivier Sibony | Source: “McKinsey Quarterly” | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior, Personal Development, Productivity / Work Tips
The Thought Leader Interview: Loran Nordgren
The cofounder of unconscious thought theory explains how taking a break and distracting the mind can lead to higher-quality decision making.
Content: Thought Leader | Authors: Ken Favaro, Loran Nordgren | Source: “strategy+business” | Subjects: Demographics, Management, Organizational Behavior, Personal Development, Productivity / Work Tips