I’ve written recently about change management and models for human behaviour change. It’s become apparent that many of the successes and failures of health and other improvement initiatives are down to human motivation, behaviour and thinking. Studying fields such as psychology that are concerned with how people think, behave and make decisions can give us … Continue reading
Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. He does research in behavioural economics on the irrational ways people behave, described in plain language.
Not all problems can be solved in the same way! Now, that may seem obvious, but it’s important to recognise what type of problem you face before you try to solve it. Problem types might range from: “simple”: problems that can be readily defined and where there are often “best” or “right” answers to… “wicked”: problems … Continue reading