Why do bad decisions happen to good managers? If you need the best practices and ideas for smart decision making--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you: make bold decisions that challenge the status quo, support your decisions with diverse data, avoid choices that justify past bad decisions, evaluate risks and benefits with equal rigor, check for faulty cause-and-effect reasoning, test your decisions with experiments, foster and address constructive criticism, defeat indecisiveness with clear accountability, and root out unconscious prejudices.
This collection includes these best-selling HBR articles: "The Hidden Traps in Decision Making," "Delusions of Success: How Optimism Undermines Executives' Decisions," "Conquering a Culture of Indecision," "Evidence-Based Management," "What You Don't Know About Making Decisions," "Who Has the D? How Clear Decision Roles Enhance Organizational Performance," "How (Un)ethical Are You?" "Make Better Decisions," "Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions," and "Stop Making Plans; Start Making Decisions."