In this unique book, Dr. Hari Singh—a noted business professor—uses an engrossing fictional setting to make the concepts of decision-making interesting and easy-to-absorb. The book consists of 20 chapters in which a murder mystery unfolds. You'll learn the importance of using both your mind and your heart or intuition in making decisions. The foundation of the novel consists of seven critical concepts that are introduced and applied in the mystery: They are: Framing or conceptualizing the issue creatively; Anchoring or relying on reference points; Cause and effect; Taste for risk preference and the role of chance; Negotiation and the importance of trust; Evaluating decisions by a process; Tracking relevant feedback.
Table of Contents
- 1. Fight or Flight?
- 2. Thriving on Stupidity
- 3. The Name of the Game is the Frame
- 4. Rewriting the Script
- 5. Weigh the Anchor without Rancor
- 6. Cause and Effect Is Hard to Detect
- 7. Gravitate to Your Own Risk Taste
- 8. Murder or Suicide? You Decide
- 9. Values and Facts
- 10. Shortcuts that Undercut
- 11. Dissect the Suspects
- 12. Track the Feedback
- 13. Verify the Alibi
- 14. Negotiate and Trust or Go Bust
- 15. WARS that Resolve
- 16. Tamper with the Anchor
- 17. Can You Spot Your Blots?
- 18. The Frame is the Name of the Game
- 19. What Means to What Ends?
- 20. A Look in the Mirror
- Epilogue: The Heart of the Matter
- Appendix 1: Key Concepts/Questions
- Appendix 2: Checklist
- Appendix 3: Glossary
- Appendix 4: References/A Conceptual Overview
- Title: Framed! Solve an Intriguing Mystery and Master How to Make Smart Choices
- Release date: January 2006
- Publisher(s): HRD Press
- ISBN: 9780874258738