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Some methodological and theoretical aspects of studying professional decision making

Neil P. McKeganey

Some methodological and theoretical aspects of studying professional decision making

by Neil P. McKeganey

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Published by Unit for the Study of the Elderly, Dept. of Community Medicine, University of Aberdeen in [Aberdeen] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Revised version of a paper presented to the annual conference of the B.S.A. Medical Sociology Group (Scottish Section), Pitlochry, February 1985.

StatementNeil McKeganey,Isobel MacPherson, David Hunter.
ContributionsMacPherson, Isobel., Hunter, David., University of Aberdeen. Unit for the Study of the Elderly.
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Open LibraryOL13866671M

Emotions and Decision Making, p. 4 behavioral sciences, especially psychology, as opposed to studies in neuroscience, which are comprehensively reviewed in the Annual Review of Neuroscience (see Phelps et al in press). In recent years, the field has grown rapidly; yearly scholarly papers on emotion and. This web page contains references from Strategic Decision Making, arranged by bibliographic citation for this book is Craig W. Kirkwood, Strategic Decision Making: Multiobjective Decision Analysis with Spreadsheets, Duxbury Press, Belmont, CA, , ISBN

Decision making affects just about every aspect of life, from personal matters to business project management. The same or similar concepts apply in just about all decision-making situations. Understanding the various aspects of decision making makes the process simpler and more straightforward for you and your group. aspect of work on decision making which has developed from consid-eration of economic theories of the behavior of the firm. Finally, some tentative generalizations about the method and substance of decision making are set down, as suggested by the five articles in this issue. Martin Shubik is presently consultant, Operations Research and Syn-.

The main aim of this paper is, therefore, to study the relationship between decision making styles and the use of different heuristics. Previous research has already shown that time pressure is an important factor in triggering the use of decision making heuristics. We Cited by: 8. and interpretation. The selection of a research approach is also based on the nature of the research problem or issue being addressed, the researchers’ personal experiences, and the audiences for the study. Thus, in this book, research approaches, research designs, and research methods are three key terms that represent a perspective about.


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