Decision-making

Criteria weights for decision making---the easy way

Introduction At the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Population Health Division, we promote Decision Quality (DQ) [1,2]. DQ starts by knowing what a good decision looks like. A good decision is built with six quality requirements (Table 1). Table 1: Decision quality requirements: A decision is only as strong as its weakest link Name Quality requirements Key question Frame Appropriate frame What are we deciding and why?

How you actually make decisions will surprise you

The nonconscious influence of cognitive biases Our comforting conviction that the world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance. … Daniel Kahneman1 Table of Contents The nonconscious influence of cognitive biases System 1 and System 2 (a.k.a. the “elephant” and the “rider”) Cognitive biases in decision making 1. Protection of mindset 2. Personality and habits 3.