“I have had the opportunity to hear Annie Duke speak about decision-making both in professional gatherings and in the course at Stanford I supervise named Lessons in Decision Making. Her deep academic understanding and professional experience make her presentations both intellectually deep
and widely accessible.
Annie Duke clearly demonstrates the importance of the distinction between the quality of a decision and the quality
of its outcome by explaining her strategy of making good decisions and not being discomfited by bad outcomes.
Poker opponents who think that a bad outcome will cause
her to change her strategy will be disappointed. She has the
rare ability to combine style and substance in engaging
Department of Management Science and Engineering
December 2, 2013