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Decisions and decision-makers in the modern state

Decisions and decision-makers in the modern state

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  The United States’ track record in post–World War II major conflicts has been less than stellar. In his article, “Why Can’t America Win its Wars,” Peter Mansoor points out that America has only three outright victories in its last eight r is not alone; many scholars have written about the recent failures of America to achieve decisive victory. Conditions that Influence Decison Making All managers make decisions under each condition, but risk and uncertainty are common to the more complex and unstructured problems faced by top managers. Decisions are made under the condition of certainty when the manager has perfect knowledge of all the information needed to make a decision.


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Decisions and decision makers in the modern state. [Paris]: UNESCO, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some folded) Other Titles: International Social Science Journal.

Decisions and decision-makers in the modern state. Third collection of articles reprinted from the International social science journal.

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