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Main Title Sidetracked : why our decisions get derailed, and how we can stick to the plan /
Author Gino, Francesca.
Publisher Harvard Business Review Press,
Year Published 2013
OCLC Number 807028907
ISBN 9781422142691; 1422142698
Subjects Decision making ; Entscheidungsfindung--(DE-588)4113446-1 ; Entscheidung--(DE-588)4014904-3 ; Entscheidung bei Unsicherheit--(DE-588)4070864-0 ; Risiko--(DE-588)4050129-2
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  BF448.G49 2013 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 01/17/2017
Collation viii, 260 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction: what gets us off track? -- Forces from within -- Better than Mother Theresa: inaccurate views of ourselves -- The unreliable motorcycle racer: infectious emotions -- What the cracked pot couldn't see: an overly narrow focus -- Forces from our relationships -- How to draw an e on your forehead: lack of perspective taking -- The curse of the blue t-shirt: insidious social bonds -- The power of stickers: salient social comparisons -- Forces from the outside -- They're not as dumb as you think they are: irrelevant information -- Traveling to Europe on pudding: subtle changes in framing -- Cheaters in sunglasses : ambiance and opportunity -- Conclusion: sticking to the plan. A psychologist and business professor takes an in-depth look at decision-making, explaining the pitfalls people can avoid to stay on track with their decisions and reach their goals.