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Title Organizational Decision Making and Information
Author Mairéad Browne
Publisher Praeger
Release 1993
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 256
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This book provides an overview of organizational decision making and the use of information in the process. In addition, it draws on original empirical work to establish general principles for design of information systems, which are tuned to the way managers actually behave and make decisions at the highest level of the organization. The book also gives insights into the ways higher education institutions operate and deal with complex problems that are messy and have broad political ramifications. It offers a solid basis for the necessary shared understanding between managers and information providers that will enable the information resources of an organization to be effectively harnessed to support decision making activities. It demonstrates the way decision making occurs in organizations and shows how information contributes to the these with a high-level decision group and, on the basis of the empirical tests, proposed a new theory of complex decision making and information in organizational settings. For readers interested in theoretical aspects of complex decision making, or in research in decision making and information, the book builds on the two theories of decision making with the highest profiles in the organizational literature. It also shows new ways of testing those theories in the real world of organizations.process. A key feature of this volume is its contribution to the development of a theory of high-level decision making in organizations that takes into account the function of information in the process. This is accomplished through an account of a research project that formulated two broadly based theories of decision making and information use, tested

Title Organizational Decision Making
Author Zur Shapira
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release 2002-03-25
Category Psychology
Total Pages 412
ISBN 9780521890502
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Explores decision making in organizations, highlighting the roles of incentive, conflict, power and politics.

Title The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making
Author Gerard P. Hodgkinson
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Release 2008
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 620
ISBN 9780199290468
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Oxford Handbook of Decision-Making comprehensively surveys theory and research on organizational decision-making, broadly conceived. Emphasizing psychological perspectives, while encompassing the insights of economics, political science, and sociology, it provides coverage at theindividual, group, organizational, and inter-organizational levels of analysis. In-depth case studies illustrate the practical implications of the work surveyed.Each chapter is authored by one or more leading scholars, thus ensuring that this Handbook is an authoritative reference work for academics, researchers, advanced students, and reflective practitioners concerned with decision-making in the areas of Management, Psychology, and HRM.Contributors: Eric Abrahamson, Julia Balogun, Michael L Barnett, Philippe Baumard, Nicole Bourque, Laure Cabantous, Prithviraj Chattopadhyay, Kevin Daniels, Jerker Denrell, Vinit M Desai, Giovanni Dosi, Roger L M Dunbar, Stephen M Fiore, Mark A Fuller, Michael Shayne Gary, Elizabeth George,Jean-Pascal Gond, Paul Goodwin, Terri L Griffith, Mark P Healey, Gerard P Hodgkinson, Gerry Johnson, Michael E Johnson-Cramer, Alfred Kieser, Ann Langley, Eleanor T Lewis, Dan Lovallo, Rebecca Lyons, Peter M Madsen, A. John Maule, John M Mezias, Nigel Nicholson, Gregory B Northcraft, David Oliver,Annie Pye, Karlene H Roberts, Jacques Rojot, Michael A Rosen, Isabelle Royer, Eugene Sadler-Smith, Eduardo Salas, Kristyn A Scott, Zur Shapira, Carolyne Smart, Gerald F Smith, Emma Soane, Paul R Sparrow, William H Starbuck, Matt Statler, Kathleen M Sutcliffe, Michal Tamuz , Teri JaneUrsacki-Bryant, Ilan Vertinsky, Benedicte Vidaillet, Jane Webster, Karl E Weick, Benjamin Wellstein, George Wright, Kuo Frank Yu, and David Zweig.

Title Ethics and Organizational Decision Making
Author Ronald R. Sims
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
Release 1994
Category Religion
Total Pages 214
ISBN 9780899308609
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The importance of institutionalizing ethics within an organization cannot be underestimated.

Title The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory
Author Haridimos Tsoukas
Publisher Oxford Handbooks
Release 2005
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 644
ISBN 9780199275250
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This handbook provides a forum for leading researchers in organization theory to reflect on their own discipline: how it has developed and why; what sorts of knowledge claims it regards as acceptable and why; and where it may be, or should be, going.

Title The Politics of Organizational Decision Making
Author Andrew M. Pettigrew
Publisher Routledge
Release 2014-02-25
Category Psychology
Total Pages 328
ISBN 1317833902
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press. Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1973 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection.

Organizational Decision Making by Bernard M. Bass

Title Organizational Decision Making
Author Bernard M. Bass
Publisher Homewood, Ill. : R.D. Irwin
Release 1983
Category Decision-making
Total Pages 223
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Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies
Author Adam, Frederic
Publisher IGI Global
Release 2008-04-30
Category Computers
Total Pages 1019
ISBN 1599048442
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

As effective organizational decision making is a major factor in a company's success, a comprehensive account of current available research on the core concepts of the decision support agenda is in high demand by academicians and professionals. Through 110 authoritative contributions by over 160 of the world's leading experts the Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies presents a critical mass of research on the most up-to-date research on human and computer support of managerial decision making, including discussion on support of operational, tactical, and strategic decisions, human vs. computer system support structure, individual and group decision making, and multi-criteria decision making.

Whatever it Takes by Morgan W. McCall

Title Whatever it Takes
Author Morgan W. McCall
Publisher Prentice Hall
Release 1985
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 132
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Language English, Spanish, and French
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"This provocative book takes the stance that managerial decision making is seldom amenable to such strategies. In modern organizations, decision making requires acting without all the facts, juggling many problems at once, shooting from the hip, and nursing political processes."--Back cover.

Decisions by Karin Brunsson

Title Decisions
Author Karin Brunsson
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Release 2017-12-29
Category
Total Pages 128
ISBN 1788110390
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Decisions and the complexity of decision-making are central topics in several social science disciplines, including those of social psychology, political science and the study of organizations. This book draws on insights from all of these disciplines and provides a concise overview of some of the most intriguing and salient observations and arguments in the research about decision-making. The book first deals with basic decision making logics and applies them to both individual and organizational decision making. The book then deals with consequences of decisions and the complications of making decisions in a political context, where many individuals and organizations are involved.