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How to deal with cognitive bias in decision making

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Keywords: Decision-making, problem-solving, cognitive bias, leadership, team thinking Cognitive bias is probably responsible for more errors in decision-making by leaders than any other cause. Many studies have shown that cognitive bias often leads to irrational, ineffective and costly decisions in organisations. Cognitive bias has been found to be responsible for inaccurate assumptions, inadequate problem diagnosis […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 4 No 1

The Oxford Review Vol 4 No 1

This month we have research that answers a series of key questions: Whether Long-Term Incentive Plans actually work as executive packages for improving organisational performance. Is executive coaching morally justifiable? Can playing online games can be used to develop leadership skills? How do external stakeholders end up influencing major project even when they haven’t got […]

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The role of ‘bodily resonance’ in creating implicit bias

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Keywords: work psychology, behaviour, bias, cognitive bias, implicit bias, biases, bodily resonance, self-image One of the more common questions people have about biases, particularly biases towards or against other people, is wheresuch biases come from or how do they start? Our beliefs about other people and the cultural and social groups to which they belong are […]

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