Sources of Power

Sources of Power

How People Make Decisions

Book - 1998
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Anyone who watches the television news has seen images of firefighters rescuing people from burning buildings and paramedics treating bombing victims. How do these individuals make the split-second decisions that save lives? Most studies of decision making, based on artificial tasks assigned in laboratory settings, view people as biased and unskilled. Gary Klein is one of the developers of the naturalistic decision making approach, which views people as inherently skilled and experienced. This work documents human strengths and capabilities.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1998.
ISBN: 9780262112277
0262112272
9780262611466
Branch Call Number: 658.403 KLEIN
Characteristics: xviii, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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