Behavioral Bases and Habitual Domains of Decision Making

  • Po-Lung Yu
Part of the Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Science and Engineering book series (MCSENG, volume 30)


Through the last seven chapters we have studied the fundamental concepts and techniques for decision making with multiple criteria. It is time for us to pause and ask ourselves two questions: (i) Can we apply the techniques to handle our own important problems? I.e., can we use the techniques to help solve the problem of buying a good house, choosing a good job, improving our career, becoming happier and more successful in working with other people and businesses? (ii) Can we sell our techniques to help other people? (I.e., can we help solve other people’s nontrivial problems—career selection, conflict resolution; can we solve “product design,” distribution and marketing planning problems for a corporation?)


Goal Setting External Information Goal Function Charge Structure Behavior Base 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Po-Lung Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KansasLawrenceUSA

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