Good decision-making requires skills that can be practiced and improved. Using your values and being clear about what you want to accomplish is the place to start. Practicing your decision-making skills on small and medium-sized problems will strengthen your skills for more important decisions.
A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions
With John S. Hammond and Howard Raiffa, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999. Paperback edition by Broadway Books, New York, 2002. (Translated into Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.)
Games, Decisions, and Negotiations
Edited with J.K. Sebenius, and R. Zeckhauser, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1996. Chinese edition, 2004.
Decisions with Multiple Objectives
With H. Raiffa, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1993. Original edition published by Wiley, New York, 1976. Japanese edition, 1980. Russian edition, 1981.
A Path to Creative Decisionmaking
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992. Chinese edition, 2003. Farsi edition, 2003.
With B. Fischhoff, S. Lichtenstein, P. Slovic, and S. Derby, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1981. Paperback edition, 1983. Chinese edition, 2010.
Conflicting Objectives in Decisions
Edited with D.E. Bell and H. Raiffa, Wiley, London, 1977, 442 pp.
Analysis of Public Systems
Edited with A.W. Drake and P.M. Morse, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972.
Multi-Attribute Decision Making
Via O.R.-Based Expert Systems
Edited with R.H. Moehring, H. Otway, F.J. Radermacher, and M.M. Richter, Baltzer Scientific Publishing Company, Basel, 1988.
Entscheidungshilfe fuer die Politik
With O. Renn, D. von Winterfeldt, and U. Kotte, High Tech Verlag, Munich, 1984 (in German).
Decision Analysis (a videotape course)
with Study Guide for Decision Analysis
With A.W. Drake, MIT Center for Advanced Engineering Study, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978.