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Decision inertia: Differentiating motivations of how people make decisions and change their minds (or not)

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Keywords: decision inertia, decision-making, motivational personality traits, cognitive factors, action-oriented, state-oriented There is evidence that many people find it hard to change decisions they have previously made. A recent 2019 paper looks at this area of research to understand why people repeatedly make and stick to choices that are not helpful. This unwillingness or inability […]

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Group identity and decision-making: information cascades and decision bias

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Keywords: decision-making, group decision-making, social identity, herd behaviour Frequently in group decision-making situations, people are asked one after the other what decision they have made. This form of sequential decision-making is a popular process in many groups, however, new research has found that there are significant issues with this approach. Many previous studies have shown […]

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The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based Practice – 2019

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(Evidence-based practice – Update November 2019) Your indispensable guide to evidence-based practice (EBP)  Evidence-based practice is becoming a real force in a rapidly growing number of organisations and public services. Even traditional organisations like the police have a growing body of evidence-based practitioners and functions to support the promotion and embedding of evidence-based practice as well as […]

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A model for coping with the paradoxes of management

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Coping with the paradoxes of management A significant part of management actually entails how to manage the paradoxes and dilemmas presented in daily organisational life. Coping with the paradoxes of management is a core skill when trying to deal with competing and often diametrically opposed priorities that abound in organisational life. A new model just […]

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How to make confident professional judgements: New research

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Making confident professional judgements: New research on how to develop confident professional judgement and decision-making shows that there is more to it than just experience. There is a world of difference between making confident professional judgements and going out on a wing and a prayer, but how do you develop confident decision-making?   Research just […]

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