Ways to Improve Political Decision-Making: Negotiating Errors to be Avoided

  • Donald Meichenbaum


I have been nurturing a “fantasy” for over a decade, and it is now time to go public with this preoccupation. I am sure some readers will characterize this “fantasy” as nothing more than an unrealistic “fairy tale” that would never ever come true. But as the popular entertainer Frank Sinatra used to sing, “Fairy tales can come true if you are young at heart,” and I would add optimistic and practical. By the end of this chapter, you can determine if there is any basis for my hopefulness. Perhaps, my “fantasy” will inspire other young-at-heart dreamers.


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  • Donald Meichenbaum
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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