How to turn down the noise that mars our decision-making | Curio

How to turn down the noise that mars our decision-making

8 mins | May 28, 2021

Start your day with a dose of inspiration by listening to a carefully selected 15-minute audio story. Listen to expert voices across Technology, Business, Psychology and Health — bringing you new perspectives, insights and ideas. Released every Monday to Friday, we’ll help you practice curiosity and open-mindedness as part of your daily routine. Today's pick: Is an undesirable variability in judgment failing us all? Unwanted variation in judgments and decisions creates in all types of professions creates “noisy systems” — which create just as much damage as bias. Robert Sutton, a professor of management science and engineering at Stanford, reviews “Noise, A Flaw in Human Judgment” by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, Cass R. Sunstein. He reflects on the consequences of human failing at the centre of this practical and well-researched book which is written by an all-star team of academics including a Nobel prize winner.

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