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RECORD NUMBER: 9 OF 14
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Sidetracked : why our decisions get derailed, and how we can stick to the plan /|
|Publisher||Harvard Business Review Press,|
|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|
|Collation||viii, 260 pages ; 25 cm|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.