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Rational Decision Making

Authors: Eisenführ, Franz, Weber, Martin, Langer, Thomas

  • Describes basic concepts of rational decision making and decision analysis to the reader
  • Offers insights that help to systematically analyze decision making problems in professional and private life and helps the reader to come up with a problem solution based on a higher degree of rationaliy
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This textbook conveys methods that can improve decision making processes in various fields such as economics, politics, and medicine as well as in personal life. Areas of focus are decision making under conflicting objectives, decision making under risk and uncertainty, decision making with incomplete information about individual preferences or probabilities, and the consideration of time preferences. Special emphasis is placed on the procedures` and concepts`applicability. Explicit sample applications show the methods` benefit for a wide area of decision making problems. Exercises from daily life make it easy for the reader to understand the key insights from decision analysis.

About the authors

Franz Eisenführ Jahrgang 1936. Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre in Kiel, Berlin und München. Diplom-Volkswirt und Dr. sc. pol. in Kiel. Professor für Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der RWTH Aachen 1974 bis 1991, an der Universität zu Köln 1991 bis 2002. Arbeitsgebiete: Entscheidungstheorie, Investitionstheorie. Martin Weber Jahrgang 1952. Studium der Mathematik und Betriebswirtschaftslehre in Mainz und Aachen. Promotion zum Dr. rer. pol. 1981, Habilitation 1988. Professor für Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Finanzwirtschaft, insb. Bankbetriebslehre an der Universität Mannheim. Arbeitsgebiete: Entscheidungsforschung, Bankbetriebslehre und Kapitalmarktforschung. Thomas Langer Jahrgang 1966. Studium der Mathematik in Kiel und Lawrence, Kansas. Promotion zum Dr. rer. pol. 1998 und Habilitation 2004, jeweils in Mannheim. Seit 2004 Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Finanzierung an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Arbeitsgebiete: Behavioral Finance, Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung, Entscheidungsanalyse.

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rational Decision Making
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-02850-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 447
Number of Illustrations and Tables
116 b/w illustrations
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