Decision-Making in the News
January 15, 2018
New research published in the journal Psychological Science finds that those who sincerely aim to make themselves better people may excel at taking an objective look at themselves and their biases, which could also lead to better personal decision-making and long-term success.
January 11, 2018
The long-term success of a company depends on the accumulation of four things: capital, industry experience, customers and decision-making experience.
January 8, 2018
Here’s the thing: AI isn’t an arbiter of ethics, and it’s not going to be in the foreseeable future. But what AI can do in the ethics space is support and augment our own decision making -- and act as an alarm when we’re getting it wrong. Get it right, though? That’s on us.
January 5, 2018
The New York City Council wants to clear up suspicion and bring more transparency to decisions made by algorithms.
January 2, 2018
It͛s not easy to make clear decisions at an association: Rational thought often contends with risk-averse stakeholders, bad data, perfectionism, an itchiness to make any decision (even a bad one), and other roadblock.
January 1, 2018
In today’s high-paced world, absolutely nothing replaces having the right information at the right time to make the best decisions. Unfortunately, many leaders are too busy with the challenges of formulating, tracking and reporting budgets, instead of tackling strategic improvements.
December 30, 2017
When the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia granted a citizenship to Hanson Robotics' female-looking robot Sophia, most thought it was just to appeal to the audience of the Future Investment Initiative. However, AI ethicist Joanna Bryson told The Verge the stunt was "obviously bullshit."
December 28, 2017
What does not get measured seldom gets managed. It’s time that attention is paid to making the strategy measurable, and this is where the effectiveness of execution comes into play.
December 19, 2017
Everyone thinks that they are less biased than their peers. This susceptibility to the bias blind spot appears to be pervasive, and is unrelated to people’s intelligence, self-esteem, and actual ability to make unbiased judgments and decisions.
December 14, 2017
Data is said to age like wine—meaning the longer it’s kept, the more insights you’ll be able to glean from it. While this may be true for some forms of data, this analogy doesn’t apply to all situations.