The Decision Book distils into a single volume the fifty best decision-making models used on MBA courses and elsewhere that will help you tackle these important questions – from the well known (the Eisenhower matrix for time management) to the less familiar but equally useful (the Swiss Cheese model). It will even show you how to remember everything you will have learned by the end of it.Stylish and compact, this little black book is a powerful asset. Whether you need to plot a presentation, assess someone’s business idea or get to know yourself better, this unique guide will help you simplify any problem and take steps towards the right decision.
How do you make your way in a world that is changing at an unprecedented rate? Why do we have less and less time? Why are some people unfaithful? How can our government act against threats before they happen?This book is about change – from the small and seemingly insignificant transitions in our day-to-day lives, to the big and almost incomprehensible shifts in human history. Drawing on expert advice and often complex theories, the authors of the bestselling The Decision Book present fifty simple and effective models to help us make sense of change in our world.Change is happening all around us, in every sphere from the personal and political to economics and the environment. In The Change Book you’ll find models explaining the financial crisis, why biotechnology is the industry of the future and why cities are the new nations. Whether you’re buying a new car, deciding who to vote for, or making an investment, this little black book will offer surprisingly simple explanations of our complicated world – and radically challenge some of your preconceived ideas.
What would be your ideal job if you didn’t have to worry about money? Would you like to have more responsibility or less? How far would you go for a promotion? When did you last stand up for what you believe in? What are you afraid of?In this unique handbook to your own life and work, there are no right or wrong answers: only honest ones. Featuring sections on subjects everyone can relate to, from the professional (work and finance), to the personal (sex and relationships),The Question Book can be used alone, like a journal; or with a colleague, partner or friend. It will probe and enlighten on everything, including what your boss really thinks about you, whether you are in the right job, and what motivates you to get out of bed every morning. These wide-ranging questions – which provoke short’yes or no’s as well as open-ended responses that dig deeper – are pertinent, direct, and compulsively fun to answer. In The Question Book, you are under the spotlight. And only you have the answer.