Whatever it takes,the realities of managerial decision making, 2nd ed 90, paper

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Foreword.


Acknowledgments.


Preface.


1. They Have Sown the Wind, and They Shall Reap the Whirlwind.


2 .Managerial Problems: The Emergence of Meaning.

What Are the Problems? Are the Problems Clearly Defined? The Flow of Information. Making Sense of the Pieces. Creating Problems: An Overview.



3. Priorities for Action.

To Act or Not to Act. What to Work On: Some Words of Advice.



4. Into Action.

Contextual Factors Affecting the Type of Action. Action: Quick or Convoluted. Implications for Managerial Effectiveness.



5. Victory or Defeat.

After Action, Then What? The Ambiguity of Action and Consequences. Consequences, While Ambiguous, Do Matter. Living with the Results.



6. Awash in Decision Streams: Implications for Staying Afloat.

There Are Some Things No One Can Do Much About. Some Things Individual Managers Can Do Something About. Some Things the Organization Can Do Something About.



References.


Notes.


Index.