By John W. Jones, Brian Steffy, Douglas Bray
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Publication Date: February 19, 2009
Since Plato, philosophers have defined the decision-making approach as both rational or emotional: we conscientiously planned or we ‘blink’ and opt for our intestine. yet as scientists holiday open the mind’s black field with the most recent instruments of neuroscience, they’re studying this isn't how the brain works. our greatest judgements are a finely tuned combination of either feeling and cause – and the correct combine is determined by the location. whilst procuring a home, for instance, it’s top to allow our subconscious mull over the numerous variables. but if we’re deciding on shares and stocks, instinct frequently leads us off target. The trick is to figure out while to lean on which a part of the mind, and to do that, we have to imagine more durable (and smarter) approximately how we predict. within the Decisive second, Jonah Lehrer fingers us with the instruments we'd like, drawing on state-of-the-art examine by means of Daniel Kahneman, Colin Camerer and others, in addition to the world’s finest ‘deciders’ – from airline pilots, international recognized sportsmen and hedge fund traders to serial killers, politicians and poker gamers. He exhibits how the fluctuations of some dopamine neurons stored a battleship throughout the Persian Gulf warfare, and the way the fevered task of a unmarried mind quarter ended in the sub-prime loan problem. Lehrer’s objective is to reply to questions which are of curiosity to almost a person, from CEOs to firefighters: How does the human brain make judgements? and the way do we make these judgements larger?
A common theoretical account of ways societies deal with judgements which they regard as tragic.
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In this way, for example, applied psychologists have shown how useful appropriately developed selection and training programs can be (they save organizations huge sums of money through improved productivity and lowered turnover, for example). What is important about this handbook, then, is that principles and procedures that are appropriate, that work, are emphasized so that managers and consultants seeking potential solutions can know what to try and what to avoid. It is easy to get carried away with the amount of important information in this book.
Providing Disability Management and Rehabilitation Counseling Services in the Workplace Rochelle V. Habeck, Stephen J. O'Connor, and Michael J. Leahy 825 83. Screening for Psychopathology: Industrial Applications of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory James N. Butcher 835 84. Personnel Selection to Control Employee Theft and Counterproductivity John W. Jones and William Terris 851 85. The Use of Signs to Control Shoplifting and Employee Theft Stephen G. Glasscock, C. William Deckner, and Thomas F.
Rosse 668 67. Managing Your Organization's Use of Temporary Employees Bruce N. Barge 683 68. Prevalence and Types of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Anne Fuehrer, Karen Maitland Schilling, Peggy Crull, Meg Bond, Ann D'Ercole, and Pat O'Connor 690 69. Controlling Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Paula M. Popovich 700 VIII. Dealing with Workplace Stress 707 70. Stress in the Workplace: An Overview Terry A. Beehr 709 71. Prevention and Management of Work Stress Lawrence R. Murphy 715 72. Physiological Effects of Stress in the Workplace William H.
Applying Psychology in Business by John W. Jones, Brian Steffy, Douglas Bray