Month: March 2013

Social Science sites of the week

In the news this week. The budget. HM Treasury: Budget 2013 policy decisions See our recommended academic links See also […]

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Toxic, Poisonous and Stupid: Iraq War Decision-Making Ten Years On

Even within its own narrow terms the Iraq war was appallingly costly. A bad decision to invade was compounded by shambolic and ineffective leadership of the warfighting itself. Why? The answer seems to lie in the ways in which contemporary large organizations behave

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Risk Management Approach Could Motivate Climate Change Action

Is it possible that modern society’s bitter political divisions over belief in anthropogenic climate change is distracting decision-makers from the far more practical matter of confronting the risk that it presents, directly or indirectly, to businesses and the economy?

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Five Ways to Open a Meeting

Is there a right way to open a business meeting? In “‘Stepping Stones’ in Opening and Closing Department Meetings,” recently published […]

7 years ago
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The Top Five: Small Group Research

Managers and scholars interested in teamwork and team building, work groups, meeting success, and related topics will benefit from valuable […]

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