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Table Of Contents

Introduction
The Questions
Ambiguity Lurks
The Imagined World
The Rutted Road
Shifting Tides
The Ripening of Events
‘All is Human’
Are You Competent or Lucky?
Hanged in the Middle of the Play
The Clock That Struck Twelve?
The Clock That Really Did Strike Thirteen
The Perils of Experience
Turning a Drama into a Crisis
‘It Can’t Be’
The Lantern and the Mirror
Divorce Your Husband Without Him Noticing
The Ghosts of Christmas
The Magnolia Years
The dark side of the moon
An Imagined World
Received Images
The Dark Side of the Moon
Love is Like . . . ?
Hidden Possibilities
Strangled by a Dish of Eels
Green Light Spells Danger
Do You Understand?
Creating Confusion
Ghosts and Shadows
Why Bad Publicity is Better Than None
‘It Could Be You’
‘Wow! Grab it!’
‘Too Soon Deject and Too Soon Elate’
Waving the Magic Wand
Writing the Hymn Sheet
Singing From the Hymn Sheet
The Essential Lie
The Suspicion of Witchcraft
‘Then Came the Cat’
‘An Intensity Beyond Belief’
High tides and green grass: the illusion of control
‘Feel Lucky, Punk?’
Lightning Strikes
Illusion Piles Upon Illusion
Nothing Succeeds Like Success?
Fine Tuning the Odds
‘Like a Child’s Sparkler’
‘A Fire the Size of a Cardboard Box’
‘Make Pumps 4-Persons Reported’
High Tides and Green Grass – in the Desert
‘Kickback’: The Paradox of Consistency
The Hunter Becomes The Hunted
The Tale of the Boilerman
The Icarus Paradox
The Tragedy of the Commons
‘It Was a Crucial Decision, It Was the Wrong One’
Brilliant and Daft
Chance Has Got Nothing To Do With It
Riding a tiger: escalation in decision making
Keeping up Appearances
Hell Hath No Fury
Money Sunk and Lost
The March of Folly
‘An ace of success’: knocking at the door of fate
THE EVENTS UNFOLD
‘AN ACE OF SUCCESS’
Fiasco Becomes Inevitable
The Fortunes of War
THE SCENE IS A DILAPIDATED HAIRDRESSER’S SHOP
‘Crisis, What Crisis?’
‘Drifting Idly Towards Eternity’
Red Light Spells Danger
Polishing the Chains
Clutching the Pole
Skeletons and Cobwebs
The art of decision making
Rising to the Level of Events
A Dog is for Life
Liars Serving Truth
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
There’s a Rumour Going Round
Look Hard and Look Twice
Buying a ‘Cut and Shut’
Fortune Favours the Brave
The Illusion of Alternatives
Escaping To Reality
Catch a Falling Knife
Show Some Emotion?
Puzzled as Well as Beaten
Why Ghosts Return to Haunt
The Element of Surprise
Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity
The Golden Chance
Epilogue: a dancing star
Transcendent Optimism
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John Wiley & Sons,.The Art of Decision Making

John Wiley & Sons,.The Art of Decision Making

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