Infusing structure into environmental management decisions

McDonald-Madden, Eve and Game, Edward T. (2013) Infusing structure into environmental management decisions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28 5: 258-259. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.01.003


Author McDonald-Madden, Eve
Game, Edward T.
Title Infusing structure into environmental management decisions
Journal name Trends in Ecology and Evolution   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0169-5347
1872-8383
Publication date 2013-05
Sub-type Review of book, film, TV, video, software, performance, music etc
DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2013.01.003
Volume 28
Issue 5
Start page 258
End page 259
Total pages 2
Place of publication Kidlington, Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Trends Journals, Elsevier
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
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...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes 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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Created: Wed, 04 Dec 2013, 14:08:22 EST by Ms Eve Mcdonald-madden on behalf of School of Biological Sciences