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LUBS1785
Module Reading List

Introduction to Effective Decision Making, 2019/20, Semester 1
Gulbanu Kaptan
g.kaptan@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

NOTE THAT NO SINGLE TEXT COVERS THIS MODULE, AND SOME READINGS ARE FROM JOURNALS. PURCHASE IS NOT RECOMMENDED IN THE FIRST INSTANCE OTHER THAN FOR THE BACKGROUND READING, WHICH IS A LOW COST PAPERBACK (ALTHOUGH PURCHASE IS STILL OPTIONAL AND THERE ARE COPIES IN THE LIBRARY)

Background Reading

Kahneman, Daniel (2012), Thinking, fast and slow, Penguin
This overviews a number of topics covered on this module in a readable way, you might find it good background reading, helping to put the lectures in a broader context of research.

 

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Key Texts

Bazerman, M. & Moore, D. A. (2013) Judgment in managerial decision making  . 8th Edition; Wiley. The 6th and 7th Editions are also useful. 

Hardman, D. (2009) Judgment and decision making : psychological perspectives. BPS Blackwell.

Wilkinson, N. & Klaes, M. (2018)   An introduction to behavioral economics. 3rd Edition, Palgrave. The 1st and 2nd editions are also useful  

Newell, B. R. Lagnado D. A and. Shanks D. R. (2015) Straight choices : the psychology of decision making. 2nd Edition, Psychology Press. The 1st edition (2007) is also useful.  

 

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Online Course Readings

Beech, L., (2005) Chapter 4. FROM: Beech, L, The psychology of decision making : people in organizations, 2nd ed. pp.47-62. London: Sage Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE    

Roxburgh (2003), Hidden Flaws in strategy. McKinsey Quarterly (2), 26 – 40 Available online   

Shafir, Simonson & Tversky (1993). Reason based choice, Cognition, 49, 11-36 Available online .  

Kahneman & Tversky (1984) Choices, Values and Frames. American Psychologist, 39, 341 – 350 Available online   

Thaler, R. H. (1999). Mental accounting matters. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 12, 183–206 Available online   

Klein, Gary A., (1993) A recognition primed decision (RPD) model of rapid decision making. FROM: Klein, Gary A, Decision making in action : models and methods. pp.138-147. Norwood: Ablex Pub Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE    

Wilkinson, N. & Klaes, M. (2018)   Chapter 6 Mental Accounting An introduction to behavioral economics. 3rd Edition, Palgrave.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

This list was last updated on 06/09/2019