Decision making in today's organizations is often distributed widely and usually supported by such technologies as satellite communications, electronic messaging, teleconferencing, and shared data bases. Distributed Decision Making outlines the process and problems involved in dispersed decision making, draws on current academic and case history information, and highlights the need for better theories, improved research methods and more interdisciplinary studies on the individual and organizational issues associated with distributed decision making. An appendix provides additional background reading on this socially and economically important problem area.
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|Theories for Distributed Decision Making||3-6|
|Empirical Research for Distributed Decision Making||7-20|
|Appendix A: The Possibility of Distributed Decision Making||25-58|
|Appendix B: Background Materials||59-61|
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