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Br 09 Siva S P Robbins

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a book review on decide and conquer, the book provides more information about how to make decisions?, why to make decisions, where to make and where not make decisions, when to make a decision and when to not make a decisions,

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Br 09 Siva S P Robbins

  1. 1. BOOK REVIEW Decide and conquer : Make winning decisions and take control of your life. ISBN 978-81-317-2499-6 Author: Stephen P.Robbins , Ph.D Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  2. 2. Theme of the book <ul><li>Our life is the sum of the decisions we make, better decisions means better life. This book tells all the skills we need to make the best possible decisions everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>This book will attract readers of all ages, because everyone of us at a situation suffers in making decisions. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  3. 3. characters <ul><li>Everyone of us take decisions at every walk of life. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  4. 4. Personal response <ul><li>We can improve our decision making skills. </li></ul><ul><li>We can control only the decision process, not the outcomes. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  5. 5. Personal response <ul><li>Our decisions should be simple, but not simpler. </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it so hard to diet, quit smoking , or avoid drinking? Each comes with immediate reward , and each delays its costs to some unclear future. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  6. 6. Personal response <ul><li>Delay major decision when you’re stressed out or excited. </li></ul><ul><li>What has happened in the past has no impact on what occurs in the future, but it does not permits us to think that we’re better at making predictions </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  7. 7. Personal response <ul><li>Don’t frame any conclusion, before you take conclusion.(B/13). </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware that all our perceptions are biased. Consider how an impartial outsider might see the situation differently. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  8. 8. Personal response <ul><li>Almost every decision you make is constrained by those decisions that preceded it and limits the decisions you will make in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>All decisions aren’t important </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  9. 9. Personal response <ul><li>An overload of information leads to information blackout. it does not enrich, but improves. </li></ul><ul><li>Doing nothing is a decision! It’s a decision to maintain the status quo. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  10. 10. Personal response <ul><li>Clear goals and preferences make choosing a lot easier </li></ul><ul><li>Never do today that which you can do tomorrow. </li></ul>Today Tomorrow Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  11. 11. Personal response <ul><li>It isn’t that we can’t see the solution, it’s that we can’t see the problem. </li></ul><ul><li>You miss 100% of the shots you never take. It's very hard to become successful without giving up some security and taking a chance </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>A must read book to everyone to make decisions in a simple way, but in powerful manner. </li></ul><ul><li>“ it’s not difficult to convert a paperwork into a proper work, if we DECIDED TO CONQUER it. </li></ul>Department of Management studies,Pondicherry university

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