BUS 3826: Managerial Decision Making


Investigates the theory of decision-making, including the process of rational decision-making and the various problems associated with making rational decisions. Ethics and fairness in decision-making are highlighted as well as the various ways to improve decision-making, both as an individual and as a member of a group.


  1. Summarize the foundational theories of managerial decision-making.
  2. Examine the rational decision-making process.
  3. Explore the psychological aspects of decision-making.
  4. Describe the role of fairness and ethics in managerial decision-making.
  5. Explain how motivation and emotion impact managerial decision-making.
  6. Outline the decision-analysis approach to negotiations.
  7. Discuss the methods for improving managerial decision-making.
  8. Summarize best practices for managerial decision-making.




Judgment in managerial decision making (Rev: 8th ed.)

Publisher: Wiley (2013)
Author: Bazerman, M. H., & Moore, D. A.
ISBN: 9781118065709
Price: $115.70

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