Book News: July 20th, 2006

By Max H. BazermanIn situations requiring careful judgment, we’re all influenced by our own biases to some extent. But, with Max Bazerman’s Judgment in Managerial Decision Making you can learn how to overcome those biases to make better managerial decisions.

The text examines judgment in a variety of organizational contexts, and provides practical strategies for changing your decision-making processes and improving these processes so that they become part of your permanent behavior. Throughout, you’ll find numerous hands-on decision exercises and examples from the author’s extensive executive training experience that will help you enhance the quality of your managerial judgment. Past editions have been used in top universities, in business schools, and in public policy, psychology, and economics classes. In addition, the text has been widely recognized by practitioners in the world of behavioral finance.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 0-471-68430-9 53.95 US dollars.