decision making

From the Knowledge Centre

A selection of useful digital and print resources on decision-making from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries around the country.

Articles

Kahneman, D, Rosenfield, AM, Gandhi, L, & Blaser, T 2016, 'NOISE: How to Overcome the High, Hidden Cost of Inconsistent Decision Making. (cover story)', Harvard Business Review, vol. 94, no. 10, pp. 38-46.

Beshears, J, & Gino, F 2015, 'Leaders as Decision Architects. (cover story)', Harvard Business Review, vol. 93, no. 5, pp. 51-62.

Mayfield, M, & Mayfield, J 2016, 'The Effects of Leader Motivating Language Use on Employee Decision Making', International Journal of Business Communication, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 465-484.

Kesler, G, Kates, A, & Oberg, T 2016, 'Design Smart Decision-Making into the Organization (and Forget RACI)', People & Strategy, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 36-40.

Von Bergen, CW, & Bressler, MS 2015, 'ACTIVE WAITING AS BUSINESS STRATEGY: LEARNING FROM THE SERENGETI PLAINS', Journal of Business Strategies, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 21-40.

Meissner, P, Sibony, O, & Wulf, T 2015, 'Are you ready to decide?', McKinsey Quarterly, no. 2, pp. 1-6.

 

eBooks

Frankl, M 2015, Business Decision-Making : Streamlining the Process for More Effective Results, First edition, Business Expert Press, New York, New York.

Hudson, R 2015, Decision-making : Processes, Behavioral Influences and Role in Business Management, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, New York

Marburger, DR, & Peterson, R 2013, Economic Decision Making Using Cost Data : A Manager's Guide, First edition, Business Expert Press, New York, New York.

Kourdi, J 2011, Effective Decision Making : 10 Steps to Better Decision Making and Problem Solving, Marshall Cavendish International [Asia] Pte Ltd, London.

Tracy, B 2015, Creativity & Problem Solving (The Brian Tracy Success Library), AMACOM, New York.

Haan, Ad, & Heer, Pd 2015, Solving Complex Problems : Professional Group Decision-Making Support in Highly Complex Situations, 2nd ed, Eleven International Publishing, The hague.

Frame, JD 2013, Framing Decisions : Decision-Making That Accounts for Irrationality, People and Constraints, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco.

Books in Print

Decide : better ways of making better decisions

Data-ism : the revolution transforming decision making, consumer behavior, and almost everything else (Audio CD)

Business strategy : a guide to effective decision-making 3rd ed.

Leading with strategic thinking : four ways effective leaders gain insight, drive change, and get results

It's not about the shark : how to solve unsolvable problems

The art of thinking clearly

Left brain, right stuff : how leaders make winning decisions

Decisive : how to make better choices in life and work

Thinking fast and slow 

The clarity principle : how great leaders act decisively to define their business (and what happens when they don?t)

Leadership

It’s still a man’s world, even on International Women’s Day.

It’s still a man’s world, even on International Women’s Day.

This was the verdict of audience at the Melbourne AIM IWD Great Debate, who voted almost unanimously for the positive team’s case that Australia in 2017 is still a man’s world.
This was the verdict of audience at the Melbourne AIM IWD Great Debate, who voted almost unanimously for the positive team’s case that Australia in 2017 is still a man’s world.

leadership

Introducing Insight Edge for 2017

Introducing Insight Edge for 2017

Welcome to the new professional development newsletter.
Welcome to the new professional development newsletter.

team-building

Tools for team-building

Tools for team-building

There are a large range of tools out there to assist with team-building. AIM's Team Management Profile is a tool that addresses the needs of the individual and their team.
There are a large range of tools out there to assist with team-building. AIM's Team Management Profile is a tool that addresses the needs of the individual and their team.

Teamwork

Building high-performing teams

Building high-performing teams

Building teams that are effective and efficient can be a long and complicated process. Make sure you and your colleagues are meeting the most crucial factors of a high-performing team.
Building teams that are effective and efficient can be a long and complicated process. Make sure you and your colleagues are meeting the most crucial factors of a high-performing team.

strategy

How policy can support your strategy

How policy can support your strategy

All organisations need a strategy. But they also need a plan to implement that strategy. Policy is one way to turn your strategy into a reality.
All organisations need a strategy. But they also need a plan to implement that strategy. Policy is one way to turn your strategy into a reality.

leadership

From the Knowledge Centre

From the Knowledge Centre

A selection of useful digital and print resources on building effective teams and setting strategy from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries ...
A selection of useful digital and print resources on building effective teams and setting strategy from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries ...

meetings

Meetings: Why you're almost always wasting your time

Meetings: Why you're almost always wasting your time

We've all been in meetings that have dragged on and not addressed any of the issues they were designed to solve. If meetings are so often inefficient, why do we still have them?
We've all been in meetings that have dragged on and not addressed any of the issues they were designed to solve. If meetings are so often inefficient, why do we still have them?

Professional development

Developing Decision Making Skills – A Checklist

Developing Decision Making Skills – A Checklist

Decision making skills enable a manager and leader to consider alternatives and use judgement to choose an appropriate and timely course of action. The checklist below is a numbered guide to ensure decisions ...
Decision making skills enable a manager and leader to consider alternatives and use judgement to choose an appropriate and timely course of action. The checklist below is a numbered guide to ensure decisions ...