Editor’s note: In this article, a group of 24 researchers outline the steps we can all take to make better informed decisions. This list can inform your own practice as well as underpinning how knowledge and information is used within your organisation.
Editor’s note: The technique of deliberate practice can dramatically improve performance, but knowing its limits is as important as understanding its value. This article looks at how to make better decisions.
Editor’s note: An analysis of two US football matches and how decisions backed up by data did not lead to the right result. Interesting lessons here on using data to determine what you do.
Editor’s note: Recent research suggests that in some cases, providing weak arguments in favor of a candidate or cause leads supporters to engage in greater advocacy than providing strong ones.
Editor’s note: In-depth, research-backed look at how time affects the decision-making process.
The Faint Praise Effect and the Weak Evidence Effect are two examples of how weak evidence is worse than no evidence, at least when it comes to human judgments and the complex conditions under which they typically occur. Fascinating insights into decision making.
Editor’s note: One in two global marketers systematically or routinely use data when making decisions, according to research from Teradata. Lessons here for L&D?
Editor’s note: Three tips on how to beat consensus-gridlock in the decision making process.