Titel: Decision Quality
Autoren/Herausgeber: Carl Spetzler, Hannah Winter, Jennifer Meyer
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage
Format: 22,9 x 16,4 cm
Gewicht: 462 g
Dr. Carl Spetzler (Palo Alto, CA; www.sdg.com) is the co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Strategic Decisions Group (SDG), a leading strategy consulting firm renowned for its expertise in strategic decision-making. Carl Spetzler is the program director of the Stanford Strategic Decision and Risk Management Professional Certificate Program, a partnership of SDG and the Stanford Center for Professional Development. He serves on the boards of IIT and the Decision Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the decision-making skills of youth. In 2004, Carl received The Ramsey Medal, the highest honor awarded by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS for lifetime contributions to the field. In 2006, he was elected to the SRI Hall of Fame for his leadership in the growth of decision analysis at SRI and for his key role in instigating a fundamental change in the US financial service industry. He was the first president of the Society of Decision Professionals and is an active Fellow in that Society. Carl has taught thousands of decision makers and decision professionals over the past 40 years, in classrooms, in corporations, and online.
Hannah I. Winter is a partner with Strategic Decisions Group, where she has been a strategy consultant and educator for over 20 years. She co-directs SDG's Executive Education practice, for which she develops and leads courses and education programs designed to build individual capability in decision quality and risk management. She oversees the firm's Strategic Decision and Risk Management education partnership with Stanford University's Center for Professional Development. Under her leadership, the program has grown to more than 8,000 participants and 1,000 graduates. In addition, dozens of technology, life sciences, and energy corporations have incorporated SDRM courses into their in-house training curriculum. She frequently delivers lectures and presentations to international audiences on the principles and applications of decision quality in a business setting. Prior to launching the SDRM program with Stanford, Ms. Winter helped Fortune 100 companies develop and implement better strategies at the corporate, business unit, and technology levels. She developed business and marketing strategies for organizations across a variety of sectors including automotive, consumer electronics, telecommunications, oil & gas, and utilities. Ms. Winter received a BS in 1986 and an MS in1987 in electrical engineering, and an MBA in1992, all from Stanford University. She is a Fellow in the Society of Decision Professionals.
Dr. Jennifer L. Meyer has led client engagements at Strategic Decisions Group for more than 20 years. She has supported companies in the oil and gas, transportation, manufacturing, and technology industries with strategy development, economic evaluation, and business portfolio modeling. Dr. Meyer specializes in technically complex analyses and organizationally complex alignment processes. She also leads training programs for organizations who wish to develop decision skills internally and build organizational decision quality. Her engagements with organizations have led to billions of dollars of added value through better strategic decisions. Her work with teams has created improved decision processes and better decision methodology for reaching the highest value choices. Dr. Meyer is frequently invited to present on decision quality and related topics at professional conferences and corporate decision meetings. Prior to joining SDG, she was an assistant professor in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Dr. Meyer received her BA in 1984 in mathematics and physics from Drake University. She received an MS in 1986 and a PhD in 1989 in operations research from Stanford University. She is a Fellow in the Society of Decision Professionals.