[SOLVED] ADAPTIVE DECISION MAKING CLASS (MID TERM EXAM)
ADAPTIVE DECISION MAKING CLASS (MID TERM EXAM)
Your answers will be graded by how complete your answers are and how well you show understanding of the subject. Most of your reference must be from the course readings/materials
NOTE: Each answer should be more than half a page
Describe the difference between complicated and complex elements to the Cynefin framework. Provide an original example for the two elements?
John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success (POS) – 12 Lessons of Leadership can be found on Saturday May 21 PowerPoint handout). Pick one lesson and share how you use it in your personal decision-making and why it resonated with you?
Explain 4 elements of a good experiment (from the two articles we read in class) and why they are important? Give an example for each element
Anderson, E. T., & Simester, D. (2011). A step-by-step guide to smart business experiments. Harvard Business Review, 89(3), 98-105.
Kohavi, R., & Thomke, S. (2017). The surprising power of online experiments. Harvard business review, 95(5), 74-82.
List the 4 steps to busting unconscious Bias. Describe two types of bias from the video.
The video: https://youtu.be/NW5s_-Nl3JE
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of group decision making
To improve change management, why is focus on execution not enough to be successful?
Describe what is wrong with how layoffs were handled by the CEO of Better.com
What is your favorite key concept/idea/theory or exercise learned in the class to date? Why you selected it and how you will use this information.
Fryer, B., (2009). The Layoff. Harvard Business Review, 87(3), 33–40. R0903X-PDF-ENG
Garvin, D. A., & Roberto, M. A. (2001). What You Don’t Know About Making Decisions. Harvard Business Review, 79(8), 108–116. R0108G-PDF-ENG
Gino, F & Coffman K (2021). Unconscious Bias Training that Works. Harvard Business Review, 99(9/10), 114-123
Kohavi, R., & Thomke, S. (2017). The Surprising Power of Online Experiments: Getting the Most out of A/B and Other Controlled Tests. Harvard Business Review, 95(5), 74–82. R1705E-PDF-ENG
Klein, G. (2011). Streetlights and Shadows: Searching for the keys to adaptive decision making. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN: 978—0-262-51672-3
Bazerman, Max., & Tenbrunsel, Ann. (2011). Blind Spots, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978- 0-691-15622-4. (eBook available in Course Reserves – see 2a for instructions)
Anand N. and Barsoux, Jean-Louis. What Everyone Gets Wrong About Change Management. Harvard Business Review, 95(6), 78–85. R1706D-PDF-ENG
Anderson, E. T., & Simester, D. (2011). A Step-By-Step Guide to Smart Business Experiments. Harvard Business Review, 89(3), 98–105. R1103H-PDF-ENG
Blenko, M. W., Mankins, M. C., & Rogers, P. (2010). The Decision-Driven Organization. (cover story). Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 54–62. R1006B-PDF-ENG
Cliffe, S. (2013). The Uses (and Abuses) of Influence. Harvard Business Review, 91(7/8), 76–81. R1307F-PDF-ENG
Davenport, T. H. (2009). Make better decisions. Harvard Business Review, 87(11), 117–123. R0911L-PDF-ENG
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