Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World

3,57 valoración promedio
( 183 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780007467105: Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World

Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World is Noreen Hertz’s practical, cutting-edge guide to help you cut through the data deluge and make smarter and better choices, based on her highly popular TED talk.

In this eye-opening handbook, the internationally noted speaker, economics expert, and bestselling author of IOU: The Debt Threat and Silent Takeover reveals the extent to which the biggest decisions in our lives are often made on the basis of flawed information, weak assumptions, corrupted data, insufficient scrutiny of others, and a lack of self-knowledge.

To avert such disasters, Hertz persuasively argues, we need to become empowered decision-makers, capable of making high-stakes choices and holding accountable those who advise us.

In Eyes Wide Open, she weaves together scientific research with real-world examples from Hollywood to Harry Potter, NASA to World War Two spies, to construct a path to more astute and empowered decision-making in ten clear steps. With a razor-sharp intellect and an instinct for popular storytelling, she offers counter-intuitive, actionable guidance for making better choices—whether you are a business-person, a professional, a patient, or a parent.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

From the Back Cover:

Become a more confident, independent, and successful decision maker—savvy to how your emotions, moods, and habits can trip you up.

In our fast-moving world, we're overloaded with differing opinions, conflicting data, and changing advice. But how thoroughly do we scrutinize those we listen to? Are we open to new ways of tackling problems or constrained by how we've made past decisions? How much do we challenge ourselves?

By combining stories from Hollywood to NASA with the latest in brain science, Noreena Hertz reveals the extent to which life-altering, business-affecting, policy-determining, and health-defining decisions are based on partial information, assumed wisdoms, corrupted data, and insufficient scrutiny. In this essential guide, she offers practical ways to make better, smarter choices and more accurate predictions—in your personal life and at work.

About the Author:

Noreena Hertz is a bestselling author, academic, and thinker. She has provided keynote addresses at TED and the World Economic Forum, sits on the board of Warner Music Group, and advises a range of major corporations. She is an honorary professor at the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty at University College London.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,69
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Hertz, Noreena
Editorial: Harpercollins Publishers (2013)
ISBN 10: 0007467109 ISBN 13: 9780007467105
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harpercollins Publishers, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 352 pages. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0007467109

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 4,96
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,69
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Noreena Hertz
Editorial: Harpercollins (2013)
ISBN 10: 0007467109 ISBN 13: 9780007467105
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harpercollins, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0007467109

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 29,20
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Noreena Hertz
Editorial: Harpercollins (2013)
ISBN 10: 0007467109 ISBN 13: 9780007467105
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Harpercollins, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 7467109

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 44,46
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío