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This paper examines key concepts that have progressed the understanding of decision-making. A review of preliminary interactions with end-users of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC (CRC) research project 'Practical decision tools for improved decision-making in complex situations' considers how Australian and New Zealand are using this knowledge to make decisions. Opportunities for improvement and the approaches being taken to evaluate cognitive decision tools for end-users are identified.
This paper identifies several decision concepts that have emerged in the literature and identifies opportunities to improve the standard of decision-making. Analysis has assessed participating end-users in this CRC project to determine the degree to which they had embedded these concepts in operational environments. Initial outcomes include the following:
Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Volume 31, Issue 4, August 2016, pp. 38-43. This document is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license.