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Judgement under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biasses

Judgement under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biasses Journal of the Operational Research Society Vol. 34, No. 3 is well known that the most difficult problems managers face tend to be poorly structured or ill-defined. I am therefore rather disappointed that yet another textbook has failed to make even passing reference to heuristic problem solving. I would not recommend this book to the person who wants an introduction to O.R. nor to the person who is mathematically faint-hearted. However, some graduate O.R. students or O.R. researchers may find the list of references useful for further work. JOHN ASAFU-ADJAYE D. KAHNEMAN, P. SLOVIC and A. TVERSKY (EDITORS) Cambridge University Press, U.K., 1982. 555pp. £25.00 (h/b), £9.95 (p/b) ISBN 0 521 24064 6 (h/b), 0 521 28414 7 (p/b) In the preface the editors introduce the antecedents of their book as three lines of research developed in the 1950s and 1960s: the comparison of clinical and statistical prediction initiated by Paul Meehl; the study of subjective probability in the Bayesian paradigm introduced to psychology by Ward Edwards; and the investigation of heuristics and strategies of reasoning for which Herbert Simon offered a programme and Jerome Bruner an example. Upon this basis and with a fourth strand - the study http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Operational Research Society Taylor & Francis

Judgement under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biasses

Journal of the Operational Research Society , Volume 34 (3): 1 – Mar 1, 1983

Judgement under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biasses

Journal of the Operational Research Society , Volume 34 (3): 1 – Mar 1, 1983

Abstract

Journal of the Operational Research Society Vol. 34, No. 3 is well known that the most difficult problems managers face tend to be poorly structured or ill-defined. I am therefore rather disappointed that yet another textbook has failed to make even passing reference to heuristic problem solving. I would not recommend this book to the person who wants an introduction to O.R. nor to the person who is mathematically faint-hearted. However, some graduate O.R. students or O.R. researchers may find the list of references useful for further work. JOHN ASAFU-ADJAYE D. KAHNEMAN, P. SLOVIC and A. TVERSKY (EDITORS) Cambridge University Press, U.K., 1982. 555pp. £25.00 (h/b), £9.95 (p/b) ISBN 0 521 24064 6 (h/b), 0 521 28414 7 (p/b) In the preface the editors introduce the antecedents of their book as three lines of research developed in the 1950s and 1960s: the comparison of clinical and statistical prediction initiated by Paul Meehl; the study of subjective probability in the Bayesian paradigm introduced to psychology by Ward Edwards; and the investigation of heuristics and strategies of reasoning for which Herbert Simon offered a programme and Jerome Bruner an example. Upon this basis and with a fourth strand - the study

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright © 1983, Operational Research Society
ISSN
1476-9360
eISSN
0160-5682
DOI
10.1057/jors.1983.55
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Abstract

Journal of the Operational Research Society Vol. 34, No. 3 is well known that the most difficult problems managers face tend to be poorly structured or ill-defined. I am therefore rather disappointed that yet another textbook has failed to make even passing reference to heuristic problem solving. I would not recommend this book to the person who wants an introduction to O.R. nor to the person who is mathematically faint-hearted. However, some graduate O.R. students or O.R. researchers may find the list of references useful for further work. JOHN ASAFU-ADJAYE D. KAHNEMAN, P. SLOVIC and A. TVERSKY (EDITORS) Cambridge University Press, U.K., 1982. 555pp. £25.00 (h/b), £9.95 (p/b) ISBN 0 521 24064 6 (h/b), 0 521 28414 7 (p/b) In the preface the editors introduce the antecedents of their book as three lines of research developed in the 1950s and 1960s: the comparison of clinical and statistical prediction initiated by Paul Meehl; the study of subjective probability in the Bayesian paradigm introduced to psychology by Ward Edwards; and the investigation of heuristics and strategies of reasoning for which Herbert Simon offered a programme and Jerome Bruner an example. Upon this basis and with a fourth strand - the study

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Journal of the Operational Research SocietyTaylor & Francis

Published: Mar 1, 1983

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