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The decision book : fifty models for strategic thinking
The decision book : fifty models for strategic thinking
Krogerus, Mikael2011
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Most of us face the same questions every day: What do I want? And how can I get it? How can I live more happily and work more efficiently?A European bestseller, The Decision Book distils into a single volume the fifty best decision-making models used on MBA courses and elsewhere that will help you tackle these important questions.
Main title:
The decision book : fifty models for strategic thinking / Mikael Krogerus, Roman Tschäppeler ; translated by Jenny Piening ; with illustrations by Philip Earnhart.
Imprint:
London : Profile, 2011, c2008.
Collation:
173 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Notes:
Includes appendicesIncludes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: How to Improve Yourself -- The Eisenhower matrix: How to work more efficiently -- The SWOT analysis: How to find the right solution -- The BCG box: How to evaluate costs and benefits -- The project portfolio matrix: How to maintain an overview -- The John Whitmore model: Am I pursuing the right goal? -- The rubber band model: How to deal with a dilemma -- The feedback model: Dealing with other people's compliments and criticisms -- The family tree model: The contacts you should maintain -- The morphological box and SCAMPER: Why you have to be structured to be creative -- The Esquire gift model: How much to spend on gifts -- The consequences model: Why it is important to make decisions promptly -- The conflict resolution model: How to resolve a conflict elegantly -- The crossroads model: So what next? -- How to Understand Yourself Better -- The flow model: What makes you happy? -- The Johari window: What others know about you --Contents note continued: The cognitive dissonance model: Why people smoke when they know it's unhealthy -- The music matrix: What your taste in music says about you -- The unimaginable model: What do you believe in that you cannot prove? -- The Uffe Elbæk model: How to get to know yourself -- The fashion model: How we dress -- The energy model: Are you living in the here and now? -- The SuperMemo model: How to remember everything you have ever learned -- The political compass: What political parties stand for -- The personal performance model: How to recognise whether you should change your job -- The making-of model: To determine your future, first understand your past -- The personal potential trap: Why it is better not to expect anything -- The hype cycle: How to identify the next big thing -- The subtle signals model: Why nuances matter -- The network target model: What your friends say about you -- The superficial knowledge model: Everything you don't need to know --Contents note continued: How to Understand Others Better -- The Swiss cheese model: How mistakes happen -- The Maslow pyramids: What you actually need, what you actually want -- Thinking outside the box: How to come up with brilliant ideas -- The Sinus Milieu and Bourdieu models: Where you belong -- The double-loop learning model: How to learn from your mistakes -- The Al model: What kind of discussion type are you? -- The small-world model: How small the world really is -- The Pareto principle: Why 80 per cent of the output is achieved with 20 per cent of the input -- The long-tail model: How the internet is transforming the economy -- The Monte Carlo simulation: Why we can only approximate a definitive outcome -- The black swan model: Why your experiences don't make you any wiser -- The chasm - the diffusion model: Why everybody has an iPod -- The black box model: Why faith is replacing knowledge -- The status model: How to recognise a winner --Contents note continued: The prisoner's dilemma; When is it worth trusting someone? -- How to Improve Others -- The Drexler-Sibbet team performance model: How to turn a group into a team -- The team model: Is your team up to the job? -- The gap-in-the-market model: How to recognise a bankable idea -- The Hersey-Blanchard model (situational leadership): How to successfully manage your employees -- The role-playing model: How to change your own point of view -- The result optimisation model: Why the printer always breaks down just before a deadline -- The world's next top model -- Now It's Your Turn -- Drawing lesson 1 -- Drawing lesson 2 -- My models -- APPENDIX -- Bibliography -- Illustration credits -- Final note -- Thanks.
ISBN:
9781846683954
Dewey class:
658.403
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryComputers and Business658.403 KROOnloan - Due: 01 Aug 2021
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