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Optimism Bias

September 20th, 2009by Randy Zwitch · No Comments · General, Semester 1

It’s starting to become a weekly occurrence that I have an “Eureka!” moment after the Managerial Effectiveness class.  Yesterday, we dealt with two topics: overconfidence in estimates and decision making, and strategies for managing conflict in decision making teams.
As a professional prognosticator of probability, managing overconfidence is something I really need to be aware of. [...]

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London, Day 3: Outward Bound!

August 18th, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 1 Comment · Residency 1: London

Day 3, still plugging away at the orientation portion of the residency.
Global Markets and Institutions (GMI) and Culture, Civilization and Leadership (CCL) have taken the majority of “class time” so far.  I’ve enjoyed the classes so far; GMI fits my Econ background perfectly, so I can just focus on the discussion rather than worry about [...]

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