Problem solving, decision making, and professional judgment : a guide for lawyers and policy makers / Paul Brest, Linda Hamilton Krieger.

Author
Brest, Paul [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Oxford University Press, c2010.
Description
xxx, 665 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Practice of lawDecision making [Browse]
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Problem-solving and decision-making processes : deliberation, intuition, and expertise -- Framing problems, identifying objectives, and identifying problem causes -- Generating alternatives : creativity in legal and policy problem solving -- Choosing among alternatives -- Introduction to statistics and probability -- Scores, dollars, and other quantitative variables -- Interpreting statistical results and evaluating policy interventions -- Explaining and predicting one-time events -- Biases in perception and memory -- Biases in processing and judging information -- The social perceiver : processes and problems in social cognition -- Choices, consequences, and trade-offs -- Complexities of decision making : decision processes; relationships to our future selves -- Complexities of decision making continued : the power of frames -- Decision making under risk -- The role of affect in risky decisions -- Social influence -- Influencing behavior through cognition -- Group decision making and the effects of accountability on decision quality -- Conclusion: learning from experience.
ISBN
  • 9780195366327 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0195366328 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009052053
OCLC
490078814
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