Category Archives: Behavioural economics

Our Values-based Leadership

  I really am a great advocate for values-based leadership. We have regulatory considerations but our values drive our behaviour more than rules and I think that any organisation has got to move that way because it drives people to take … Continue reading

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Our Adopting An Opinion

Lessons from Behavioural Economics:  Our Cognitive Biases “The human understanding when it has once adopted an opinion (either as being the received opinion or as being agreeable to itself) draws all things else to support and agree with it. And … Continue reading

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Our Biases

Lessons from Behavioural Economics:  Our Cognitive Biases   “An investment said to have an 80% chance of success sounds far more attractive than one with a 20% chance of failure. The mind can’t easily recognize that they are the same.” … Continue reading

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Our Brains and Bad News

  Lessons from Behavioural Economics:  Our Cognitive Biases   “The brains of humans contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news.” Daniel Kahneman If you enjoy these postings, please feel free to subscribe to my WordPresss … Continue reading

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Our Overconfidence

Lessons from Behavioural Economics:  Our Cognitive Biases “Political columnists and sports pundits are rewarded for being overconfident.” Daniel Kahneman     If you enjoy these postings, please feel free to subscribe to my WordPresss blog (addedval.wordpress.com). (Photo from Flickr, Creative … Continue reading

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Our Intuitive Expertise

  Lessons from Behavioural Economics:  Our Cognitive Biases. “True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes.” Daniel Kahneman If you enjoy these postings, please feel free to subscribe to my WordPresss blog (addedval.wordpress.com). (Photo from … Continue reading

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Our Instincts

Lessons from Behavioural Economics:  Our Cognitive Biases “If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other … Continue reading

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