Making decisions about managing our relationship with the environment is a daily activity for government agencies, companies, and non-government organisations (NGOs) around the world. But making good decisions is far from easy. In addition to the difficulty of navigating multiple objectives in complex socio-ecological systems, the human mind is plagued by biases that hinder our ability to make rational and effective decisions. These are the challenges that Robin Gregory and colleagues take on in Structured Decision Making: A Practical Guide to Environmental Management Choices. Fortunately for all those faced with guiding environmental management decisions, the book succeeds in living up to its title; it is an accessible practitioner's guide to multiobjective decision making and group deliberation in the fields of environmental management and conservation...
Subtitle: "Structured Decision Making: A Practical Guide to Environmental Management Choices by R. Gregory, L. Failing, M. Harstone, G. Long, T. McDaniels, and D. Ohlson, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. US$150/£80, hbk (312 pp.) ISBN 978-1-4443-3341-1".
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