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Bad Arguments and Rationalization in Business
Freeman, R. Edward; Wicks, Andrew C.; Harris, Jared D.; Parmar, Bidhan L.; Mead, Jenny Technical Note E-0406 / Published January 5, 2016 / 5 pages.
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The following note attempts to catalog and analyze a set of flawed but common arguments made in business and organizational settings to drive strategic and operational decision making. The arguments are deconstructed into syllogistic form?a set of premises leading to a conclusion?and analyzed for validity and soundness. The final part of this note pays attention to ways decision makers can avoid such bad arguments and the rationalization that often goes hand in hand with them.

  • Overview

    The following note attempts to catalog and analyze a set of flawed but common arguments made in business and organizational settings to drive strategic and operational decision making. The arguments are deconstructed into syllogistic form?a set of premises leading to a conclusion?and analyzed for validity and soundness. The final part of this note pays attention to ways decision makers can avoid such bad arguments and the rationalization that often goes hand in hand with them.

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