Author(s): Colonel (Dr) Jyotirmaya Satpathy Uma Warrier Washington Okeyo

  • Language:
  • English
  • Genre(s):
  • Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN13:
  • 9789355742186
  • ISBN10:
  • 9355742185
  • Format:
  • Paperback
  • Trim:
  • 6x9
  • Pages:
  • 215
  • Publication date:
  • 30-Jun-2022

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Quantification of choice has been a major area of research for neuro scientists for several decades. This is, in part, due to the discovery of the ‘Matching Law’ that stipulates that relative response rate on concurrently available alternatives ‘match’ the available relative reinforcement rates. This theoretical construct has been developed to describe response allocation in more complex situations. People often fail to design ‘rational’ decisions. Leadership agents are subject to multiple biases that affect the way they perceive events, act upon them and learn from experience. These behaviours cannot be ignored since they have disastrous consequences for organisations. When faced with complex decision, individuals engage in simplifying strategies. Adaptive decision making in real-world contexts relies on strategic simplifications of decision problems. Yet, neural mechanisms that shape these strategies and their implementation remain largely unknown.

Although we now know much about how brain encodes specific decision factors, much less is known about how brain selects among multiple strategies for managing computational demands of complex decision-making task. Expansion of neuroleadership parallels development of cognitive science. Neuroleadership has bridged the contrasting fields of leadership and psychology. Leadership, psychology, and neuroscience are converging today into a single, unified discipline with the ultimate aim of providing a single, general theory of human behaviour. 

Colonel (Dr) Jyotirmaya Satpathy

Colonel (Dr) Jyotirmaya Satpathy

Col Prof Dr J Satpathy is a veteran Army Faculty having served for 29 Years and joined the academic world post - voluntary retirement. Author had his formal education under various universities in India and holds double Masters, double MPhil, triple Ph.D. and sextuplet DLitts in various fields of Economics, Management and Psychology.
Uma Warrier

Uma Warrier

Prof Dr Uma Warrier received her PhD from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). She has an MBA in HRM, an MA in industrial psychology, a PGD in counselling psychology, and an MPhil in management. Uma is UGC-NET-qualified and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.
Washington Okeyo

Washington Okeyo

Dr Washington Okeyo is Vice-Chancellor, Management University of Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. Dr Washington is head of the Academic, Research and Extension Division of the University and is responsible for university-wide policy and strategy related to academic programmes and teaching and learning to maintain and advance the University’s profile.

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