Habitual Domains: Stealth Software for Effective Decision Making

  • Herbert Moskowitz
  • Po-Lung Yu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 465)


Each human is endowed with a priceless supercomputer — the brain. Unfortunately, due to its limited software (habitual concept and thinking), the supercomputer could not fully utilize its potential. To be a great MCDM scholar, we need to expand and enrich our domains of thinking, which usually can lead us to strikingly better decisions than ever conceived possible. Using habitual domain (HD) theory, we provide easy but effective human software programs to expand and enrich our thinking for re-engineering effective decision making.


Habitual domains Charges Competence sets Decision traps Decision elements Decision environments Decision blinds 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Moskowitz
    • 1
  • Po-Lung Yu
    • 2
  1. 1.Krannert Graduate School of ManagementPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.School of BusinessUniversity of KansasLawrenceUSA

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