Bias for action is the core of management profession. Decisions precede action framework. A complex managerial decision requires a judicious consideration of the context, data, consequences, risks and (diverse) perspectives of stakeholders. This program intends to help participants observe, understand and reflect decision making in multiple perspectives from the realms of operations research, artificial intelligence, human capabilities and behaviour.
To enable participants to structure a problem context, generate alternatives, evaluate them on a multiple set of criteria.
Examine the decision making process from the outcome from a pragmatic perspective.
To appreciate the complexity of decision making, when multiple stake holders are involved.
To draw knowledge and insights from behavioural sciences in instilling appropriate decisions in a context.
Managing Uncertainties in decision making
Multiple stake-holders’ perspective
Illustration from functional areas
Complexity of decision making in public systems
Behavioural aspects of decision making
Case based; Discussions and analysis in the context of ground realities.
Middle level managers with 5-10 years of experience in public, private and not-for-profit governmental organizations and multinationals.
Owner managers of SMEs
Executives holding key positions in family business