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Decision analysis of environmental problems

by Ralph L. Keeney

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Published by M.I.T.] in [Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Statistical methods.,
  • Statistical decision.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Ralph L. Keeney.
    SeriesM.I.T. Alfred P. Sloan School of Management. Working papers -- 677-73, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 677-73.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 leaves
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17994102M
    OCLC/WorldCa14470994

    The tools needed to make a better, more informed decision. Decision analysis (DA) is the logic of making a decision using quantitative models of the deciders factual and value judgments. DA is already widely used in business, government, medicine, economics, law, and science. However, most resources present only the logic and models rather than demonstrating how these methods can be. In the early s, C. Jackson Grayson, onetime head of the Wage and Price Commission and also author of one of the first books on applied decision analysis, urged analysts to “put people, time.

    (ii) solving environmental problems; (iii) the quest for sustainability; and (iv) green radicalism. All are relevant to environmental decision making in different ways. For example, he introduced his analysis of ‘survivalism’ which was a discourse identified in the ‘global limits and their denial’ in the following way. "Multicriteria analysis (MCA) has been increasingly used in environmental decision-making to support the identification of suitable courses of action, by integrating factual information coming for example from field surveys or impact modelling, with value-based information collected through stakeholder engagement This book provides an introduction to key concepts of MCA, and a series of case.

    Portfolio Decision Analysis: Improved Methods for Resource Allocation provides an extensive, up-to-date coverage of decision analytic methods which help firms and public organizations allocate resources to 'lumpy' investment opportunities while explicitly recognizing relevant financial and non-financial evaluation criteria and the presence of. Environmental decision makers at all levels require new tools to fulfill their responsibilities. This paper explores the use of risk management approaches for environmental decision making at four different levels. It is part of a long term project aimed at developing decision-making processes consistent with sustainable management.


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