Academic Books
Books on decision making recommended by our associates, advisors or customers.
Simon, H.A., Administrative Behavior: A Study of Decision-Making Processes in Administrative Organizations. 2nd ed. 1957, New York: MacMillan.

A review of organizational decision making and the Nobel prize winning notion of "Bounded rationality"
March, J.G. and C. Heath, A Primer on Decision Making: How Decisions Happen. 1994, New York:
The Free Press.


An expansive review of the key issues in decision making.
Bell, D.E., H. Raiffa, and A. Tversky, Decision Making: Descriptive, Normative and Prescriptive Interactions, 1988, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

A comprehensive collection of Academic essays on decision making. Discusses the Nobel prize winning notions of transitivity and framing. An essential part of any decision science library .
Allison, G.T., Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crises. 1 971, Boston, MA: Little-Brown.

An indepth analysis and review of the Cuban missile crises through the perspectives of the rational actor organizational process, and political model.
ASutherland, S., Irrationality: The Enemy Within. 1992, London: Constable.

A somewhat controversial book that discusses organizational decision making flaws. Suggests that most committees confirm or exacerbate the attitudes of the chair and that individuals only make decisions when they are unable to get a committee to do so.
Kepner, C.H. and B.B. Tregoe, The New Rational Manager. 1981, Princeton, NJ: Princeton Research Press.

A discussion and argument for Multi-Attribute decision making and rational choice.