News tagged with decision

CEOs gamble with shareholders' money

CEOs of conglomerates are trusting heavily on their 'gut feeling' when it comes to investment decisions. A new study finds that by doing so, they are destroying shareholder value. At the cost of more rational options, CEOs ...

dateJul 21, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Baboons follow the majority

Baboons live together in hierarchical groups. However, important decisions are not dictated by the highest-ranking group members but are instead made democratically. This was discovered by a team of scientists including Iain ...

dateJul 20, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Converting stormwater from a nuisance to a resource

A decision support tool is one of the latest developments for the management and use of stormwater and the improvement of energy efficiency in the urban water cycle. The software has been developed within the EU-MED Programme ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Environment
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