Decision-aiding Software: Skills, Obstacles And Applications by Stuart S. NagelDecision-aiding Software: Skills, Obstacles And Applications by Stuart S. Nagel

Decision-aiding Software: Skills, Obstacles And Applications

byStuart S. Nagel

Paperback | January 1, 1991

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The aim of this book is to clarify what is involved in using decision-aiding software in evaluative decision-making at a non-technical level. Topics covered include the skills that software enhances, the obstacles that it helps overcome, and the applications to diverse fields.
Title:Decision-aiding Software: Skills, Obstacles And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:January 1, 1991Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349116599

ISBN - 13:9781349116591

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Table of Contents

Part 1 An overview of the decision-aiding software: a microcomputer program for decision-making. Part 2 Skills the software enhances: choosing among alternatives; allocating scarce resources; explaining and predicting behaviour; teaching. Part 3 Obstacles the software helps overcomes: multiple dimensions on multiple goals; multiple missing information; multiple and possibly conflicting constraints; the need for simplicity in spite of all that multiplicity. Part 4 Applications to diverse fields: public policy problems; law problems; all fields of knowledge. Part 5 Supplementary materials: the menu trade for the decision-aiding software; testimonials for the software.