Management 4430 Ohio University
Managerial Decision Making Last Updated: February 24, 2020
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A Word (or More) About Exams

Exams will cover approximately equal amounts of material. The Mid-Term Exam will be worth 75 points and will consist of three essay questions, one of which will cover the Chapters 1-7 of Decisive and another addressing the first movie (watched in class). The Final Exam will be worth 100 points and will consist of four essay questions, one which will cover Chapters 8-12 of Decisive and one which will cover a second movie shown in class.

Topic List

Scroll the remainder of the page to view all the topics or click on a link below to jump to the topics for a specific exam. Topics will be identified in class. This following list may be revised as material is covered throughout the semester.

Mid-Term Exam

Final Exam

Mid-Term Exam

M. H. Bazerman & D. A. Moore, "Judgment in Managerial Decision Making (Chapter 1)"
  • System 1 vs. System 2 Thinking
  • Bounded Rationality & Satisficing
  • Availability Heuristic
  • Representativeness Heuristic
  • Confirmation Heuristic (Bias)
  • Affect Heuristic
Class Discussion Concepts / Models
  • Systematic Decision-Making Process
  • Bounded Rationality
  • Overconfidence
  • Bounded Awareness
  • Framing

Plus "Decisive" Chapters 1-7
Final Exam

Class Discussion Concepts / Models

Plus "Decisive" Chapters 8-12

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