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Decision Quality by Jennifer Meyer, Hannah Winter, Carl Spetzler

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About the Authors

Dr. Carl S. Spetzler is chairman and CEO of Strategic Decisions Group (SDG). For more than 40 years, Carl has worked as a consultant and educator, implementing decision quality (DQ) and improving strategic management processes that help corporate leaders cope with the lack of explicit strategic alternatives, deal with the complexities of uncertainty and risk over long time horizons, and achieve lasting change. He serves on the board of trustees of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and is a director of the Decision Education Foundation. Carl received the Ramsey Medal, the highest honor awarded by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS for lifetime contributions to the field. He was elected to the SRI Hall of Fame for his leadership in the growth of decision analysis at SRI and for his key role in instigating a fundamental change in the U.S. financial service industry. Treasury & Risk magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in finance for his work in enterprise risk management. Carl is the program director of the Strategic Decision and Risk Management certificate program, an education partnership of SDG and Stanford University's Center for Professional Development. He received a BS in chemical engineering in 1963, an MBA in 1964, and a PhD in economics and business administration in 1968, all from the IIT. He is a Fellow, founder, and first president of the Society of Decision Professionals.

Hannah I. Winter is a partner with Strategic ...

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