Managerial Judgment-1.ppt

Managerial Judgment-1.ppt - MANAGERIAL JUDGMENT BADM 66, 15...

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Department of Management MANAGERIAL JUDGMENT September 2008 James R. Bailey, Ph.D. Tucker Professor of Leadership
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INTRODUCTION We begin with what seems to be a paradox. The world of experience of any normal human is characterized by an enormous array of discriminably different objects, events, people and impressions. But were we to fully utilize our capacity for registering the difference in things, and to respond to each event encountered as unique , we would soon be overwhelmed by the complexity of our environment. The resolution of this seeming paradox—the existence of discrimination capacities which, if fully used, would make us slaves to the particular —is achieved by the human capacity to categorize . To categorize is to render discriminably different things equivalent, to group the objects and events around us into classes, and to respond to them in terms of their class membership rather than their uniqueness. Jerome Bruner (1956), A study in thinking
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INTRODUCTION… Primary responsibility of managers is DECISION MAKING Identify internal and external cues that signal
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2010 for the course BADM 66 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '08 term at GWU.

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