Category: Decision Making Problem Solving

  • Advances in Multiple Criteria Decision Making and Human by Y. Shi

    By Y. Shi

    This quantity, edited as a Festschrift in honor of Prof. Milan Zeleny, displays and emulates his unmistakable legacy: the fundamental multidimensionality of human and social affairs. there are various degrees of this multidimensionality provided during this quantity: 1. Multidisciplinarity of contributed papers 2. Multinationality in their authors, extending even to the editors and the writer and three. Multicultural and multilevel exposition, starting from empirical experiences to philosophical foundations. normally, those papers might be divided into 3 components: a number of standards choice Making; Social and Human method administration; and data, wisdom and knowledge administration. it's the acceptance of multidimensionality in selection making, economics, optimization, structures, cybernetics and the pursuit of information that endure the stamp of particular Zeleny's contributions. His life-long commitment to multidimensionality has produced an final multidimensional being, residing in educational 'multiverse', functioning in a boundaryless international of all continents, cultures and nations. This booklet is as varied and as multidimensional because the guy and his work.

    IOS Press is a global technology, technical and scientific writer of top of the range books for teachers, scientists, and pros in all fields.

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  • California Mathematics by Saron Keeley

    By Saron Keeley

    Bankruptcy 1: the fundamentals of Algebra Chapter 2: Rational and Irrational Numbers. Chapter three: Two-Dimensional Figures. Chapter four: Linear Functions. Chapter five: Powers. Chapter 6: the fundamentals of Statistics. Chapter 7: 3-dimensional Geometry. Chapter eight: Percents, Rounding, and Accuracy.
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  • Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction: Building a Strong by Meir Ben-Hur

    By Meir Ben-Hur

    Have you questioned why scholars too frequently have just a rudimentary knowing of arithmetic, why even wealthy and intriguing hands-on studying doesn't regularly bring about "real" studying of latest options? the reply lies in even if scholars have really realized mathematical options, instead of in simple terms memorizing proof and formulation.

    Concept-Rich arithmetic guide is predicated at the constructivist view that options will not be easily proof to be memorized and later recalled, yet really wisdom that newcomers increase via an lively strategy of adapting to new reviews.

    The teacher's position is important during this technique. whilst academics steered scholars to mirror on their reviews and document and solution questions verbally, scholars needs to reconsider or even revise their thoughts of reality.

    Meir Ben-Hur bargains professional counsel on all elements of Concept-Rich arithmetic guideline, including
    *Identifying the middle techniques of the maths curriculum.
    *Planning educational sequences that construct upon strategies that scholars already understand.
    *Designing studying reviews that impress considerate discussions approximately new ideas and get ready scholars to use those suggestions on their own.
    *Identifying pupil mistakes, relatively these attributable to preconceptions, as very important assets of data and as key educational tools.
    *Conducting school room dialogues which are wealthy in substitute representations.
    *Using various formative overview tips on how to display the kingdom of scholars’ studying.
    *Incorporating problem-solving actions that galvanize cognitive dissonance and improve scholars' cognitive competence.

    Concept-Rich arithmetic guide is grounded within the trust that each one scholars can learn how to imagine mathematically and resolve difficult difficulties. if you are trying to find a strong technique to enhance scholars' functionality in arithmetic and movement towards gratifying the NCTM criteria, glance no additional: this method offers the construction blocks for developing a firstclass arithmetic application.

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  • How Professionals Make Decisions by Henry Montgomery, Raanan Lipshitz, Berndt Brehmer

    By Henry Montgomery, Raanan Lipshitz, Berndt Brehmer

    This quantity is the fruit of the fifth convention on Naturalistic determination Making which all for the significance of learning those that have a point of workmanship within the area during which they make judgements. The sizeable matters pertain to how contributors and teams make judgements in expert and organizational settings, and to improve compatible tools for learning those questions conscientiously. This quantity appeals to practitioners in company and govt, in addition to lecturers and scholars who're attracted to naturalistic choice making.
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  • The Art of Decision-Making by Morton Davis (auth.)

    By Morton Davis (auth.)

    Suppose you had the opportunity to speculate in a enterprise that succeeds part the time. if you happen to fail you lose your in­ vestment; should you be successful you are making a revenue of$1.60 for each $1.00 you make investments. the chances are eight to five on your desire and also you should still do well-casinos and insurance firms thrive lower than much less favorable stipulations. for those who can make investments up to you're keen on, as usually as you love, utilizing a having a bet process that promises you cannot pass broke, good judgment indicates you'll very likely make aprofitafteryou make a wide numberofinvestments. in keeping with yourrequest for a scorching inventory yourastrologer tells you ABC Inc. will triple in a 12 months (she's relatively a fraud and picked the inventory at random). yet due to the fact such shares are infrequent (one in athousand) you consultan professional and, unusually sufficient, he confirms the astrologer. From adventure you recognize that the specialist diagnoses all shares, reliable and undesirable, competently, ninety% of the time. logic indicates you've got a great opportunity of tripling your cash. you're chairman of acommittee ofthree. judgements are made by way of majority rule but when there's no majority your vote as chairman breaks ties. good judgment indicates you'll necessarily have extra energy to figure out the end result than the opposite members.

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  • The Innovation Manual: Integrated Strategies and Practical by David Midgley

    By David Midgley

    The Innovation handbook presents an answer to the issues confronted by means of these on the vanguard of innovation. It takes you thru the seven issues that experience the top influence at the luck of worth innovation, be this innovation a brand new product, a brand new provider or a brand new enterprise version. The seven subject matters are:- developing virtue within the minds of many- Chartering innovation in the association- getting ready, constructing and aiding the best group- putting buyers on the centre of innovation- altering the association to carry the innovation- Motivating the precise companions and sharing the returns- development momentum within the marketEach subject is associated with an geared up toolkit that enables managers to use this data instantly. The instruments sit down inside an total framework to teach how they construct on and make stronger each other. besides this, the ebook courses busy managers on using the instruments thoroughly, detailing the relevance of every for particular industries, and the way to customise them while invaluable.
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  • Shake that brain! : how to create winning solutions (and by Joel Saltzman

    By Joel Saltzman

    Joel Saltzman teaches readers the right way to create "surprising, but inevitable" suggestions, irrespective of the problem or job handy. simply. continually. And economically.

    Shake That Brain! is a set of inventive and encouraging suggestions and instruments for locating suggestions in various areas-from revenues, advertising, and product production to ethics, innovation, and the base line. subsidized via robust and compelling examples from a large choice of real-life purposes, Joel Saltzman gives you power, edge-and plenty of fun-as he publications readers via a chain of confirmed formulation for growing notable options, from harnessing the ability of contrary considering to turning your worst principles into your top rules ever. choked with routines, easy-to-apply formulation, interesting pop-quizzes, and eye-opening educating examples from the realm of commercial, expertise, ads, and extra, here is a solution-finding guidebook that may be used for succeeding at the activity or at home.

    Joel Saltzman is a qualified speaker, advisor, and bestselling writer. He has performed Shake That Brain! courses for gray ads overseas, Harley Davidson, the U.S. division of the Treasury, and Warner Bros. Studios. His paintings has been referred to as "witty and lucrative" via humans journal and he is the recipient of a countrywide Audie award for "Best academic and coaching Audio." His site is www.shakethatbrain.com

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