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Publisher's Summary

New from the best-selling HBR's 10 Must Reads series.
Learn why bad decisions happen to good managers - and how to make better ones.
If you listen to nothing else on decision making, you should at least hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you and your organization make better choices and avoid common traps.
Leading experts such as Ram Charan, Michael Mankins, and Thomas Davenport provide the insights and advice you need to:

Make bold decisions that challenge the status quo
Support your decisions with diverse data
Evaluate risks and benefits with equal rigor
Check for faulty cause-and-effect reasoning
Test your decisions with experiments
Foster and address constructive criticism
Defeat indecisiveness with clear accountability
©2013 Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation (P)2015 Audible, Inc.
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4 out of 5 stars
By judy on 06-19-16

so that's what executives talk about

Would you listen to HBR's 10 Must Reads on Making Smart Decisions again? Why?

yes. so much information, I want to take notes next listen

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

since this isn't a story per say, hard to apply. But perhaps a change of voice for the examples. Even a change for the different chapters.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

He was fine. Just more variety. I listened at the gym and sometimes turned it off because of sameness. That doesn't seem to happen with other features.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I think learning about being preprogrammed and looking for the answer I want instead of the truth.

Any additional comments?

This is a vey helpful book.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Andrew on 11-19-17


This book really provides a lot of great information, and is easy to follow along.

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2 out of 5 stars
By Razorinho on 01-28-16

Some good and some very weak content

Some of the content is insightful, but the role of luck, as well as real human behaviour, is overlooked by some of the contributors.

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