Archive for Decision Making

Game-theory and The Evolution of Trust

In business, as in life, all of our significant, productive encounters with others – our colleagues, our clients, our partners, our customers, our vendors – are built on foundations of trust. But how is that trust created, what are its key ingredients? That’s a question well worth exploring. And this fascinating game-theory simulation helps us […]

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What (If Anything) Were They Thinking?

A great article by Jerry Useem on the relationship between culture and decision-making in which he delves into the origins of corporate evil and idiocy: What Was Volkswagon Thinking? A few quotes: On the Challenger space-shuttle disaster (1986) – “[D]amage to the crucial O‑rings had been observed after previous shuttle launches. Each observed instance of damage… […]

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