Mind Tools L&D Podcast
Episode 255 — The MindTools Book Club: Noise
We tend to assume that, faced with the same problem on separate occasions, professionals will typically arrive at the same judgements — doctors will make the same diagnoses, mortgage lenders will set the same rates, judges will hand down the same sentences. But is professional judgement really as reliable as we think it is?
This week on the The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, the team discuss Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgement, the new book from Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein. We cover what 'noise' is in the context of judgement, the distinction between noise and bias, strategies for minimising noise, and potential implications for L&D.
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