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Decision Making Made Smarter Through Insights From Poker

Published: 28 March 2019

ID: G00708125

Analyst(s): Human Resources Research Team


Decision making is more challenging today due to the increasing amount of information and rapid pace of work. How should leaders make decisions in this new environment? Poker, where players have always had to make snap decisions in high-stress situations based on low information, may hold the key.

Table Of Contents

Learn to Recognize Your Own Bias

Reward Calculated Risk Taking to Reinforce Good Decision Making

Don’t Play Every Hand

Create the Right Team Environment

Life Is Rarely Certain So Embrace It

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