Project Decisions, 2nd Edition: The Art and Science

Book Description

is the art of making the right decisions. To be effective as a manager, you must know how to make rational choices in management, what processes can help you to improve these choices, and what tools are available to help you through the decision-making process. Decisions: The Art and Science is an entertaining and easy-to-read guide to a structured decision analysis process. This valuable text presents the basics of cognitive psychology and quantitative analysis methods to help managers make better decisions. Examples that portray different , real-life stories, and popular culture will help readers acquire the essential knowledge and skills required for effective project decision-making.

Readers will be able to:

  • Understand psychological pitfalls related to project management
  • Establish a creative business environment in their
  • Identify project risks and uncertainties
  • Develop estimates of project time and cost based on an understanding of human psychology
  • Perform basic quantitative and qualitative risk and decision analysis
  • Use chain methodology in managing projects
  • the results of decision analysis to decision-makers
  • Review project decisions and perform adaptive project management
  • Establish a project decision analysis process in their organization

PLUS — Test your own judgment through a quiz that examines your intuition!

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