Making decision research useful - not just rewarding
An experienced decision aider reflects on how misaligned priorities produce decision research that is less useful than it could be. Scientific interest and professional standing may motivate researchers --- and their funders and publishers --- more powerfully than concern to help people make better decisions.
Volume (Year): 1 (2006)
Issue (Month): (November)
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