Psychological investigations of competence in decision making / edited by Kip Smith, James Shanteau, Paul Johnson

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Subjects: Decision making
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
Series: Cambridge series on judgment and decision making
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: x, 243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Contributors
Introduction : what does it mean to be competent? / Kip Smith, James Shanteau, Paul Johnson 1
Pt. 1. Metacognition-self
1. The conversion decision in laparoscopic surgery : knowing your limits and limiting your risks / Cynthia O. Dominguez, John M. Flach, Patricia L. McDermott, Daniel M. McKellar, Margaret Dunn 7
2. Competence in weather forecasting / Rebecca M. Pliske, Beth Crandall, Gary Klein 40
Pt. II. Metacognition-others
3. Managing risk in social exchange / Stefano Grazioli, Kip Smith, Paul Johnson 71
4. Emergency decision making / Jan Skriver, Lynne Martin, Rhona Flin 124
5. Designing for competence / Patricia M. Jones 149
Pt. III. Enablers of competence
6. Arguments and decisions / David Hardman, Peter Ayton 163
7. Representations of uncertainty and change : three case studies with experts / Elke M. Kurz-Milcke, Gerd Gigerenzer, Ulrich Hoffrage 188
8. The vice of consensus and the virtue of consistency / David J. Weiss, James Shanteau 226
Index 241
Additional Authors: Smith, Kip, 1943-
Shanteau, James
Johnson, Paul E. (Paul Erick), 1938-
Notes: LCCN: 2002035181
ISBN: 0521583063
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 50866779
ISBN/ISSN: 0521583063