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The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking


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Every day offers moments of decision, from what to eat for lunch to how to settle a dispute with a colleague. Still larger questions loom: How can I motivate my team? How can I work more efficiently? What is the long tail anyway? Whether you're a newly minted MBA, a chronic second-guesser, or just someone eager for a new vantage point, presents fifty models for better structuring, and subsequently understanding, life's steady challenges. Interactive and thought-provoking, this illustrated workbook offers succinct summaries of popular strategies, including the Rubber Band Model for dilemmas with many directions, the Personal Performance Model to test whether to change jobs, and the Black Swan Model to illustrate why experience doesn't guarantee wisdom. Packed with familiar tools like the Pareto Principle, the Prisoner's Dilemma, and an unusual exercise inspired by Warren Buffet, is the ideal reference for flexible thinkers.

Book News Annotation:

Krogerus (freelance journalist) and Tschäppeler (communications company "guzo") outline 50 different approaches for thinking in this pocket sized (7x4.5") volume. The decision models have colorful names such as Rubber band and Black swan, and go beyond decisions to include models such as finding one's place on a new four quadrant political spectrum or how the Pareto principle may no longer apply to products sold on the Internet. This is the initial translation of a 2008 German publication. No index is included. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


A short, sharp guide to tackling life's biggest challenges: understanding ourselves and making the right choices.

About the Author

Mikael Krogerus is a freelance journalist for several German publications, including Der Freitag.Roman Tschäppeler founded Guzo Communications, a management consulting firm.

Product Details

Krogerus, Mikael
W. W. Norton & Company
Piening, Jenny
Earnhart, Philip
Tschäppeler, Roman
Making & Problem Solving
Publication Date:
58 illustrations
7.5 x 5 in

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