By Robert T. Clemen (auth.), Tamar Kugler, J. Cole Smith, Terry Connolly, Young-Jun Son (eds.)

This textual content is dedicated to studying new learn on the interface of operations examine, behavioral and cognitive sciences, and determination research. In those 14 self-contained chapters, 4 topics emerge, offering the reader with numerous views either theoretic and utilized to fulfill the demanding situations of devising versions to appreciate the decision-making technique.

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·the integration of selection research and behavioral versions

·innovations in behavioral versions

·exploring descriptive habit types

·experimental studies

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