Wednesday, 7 September 2016

How Many Of These Cognitive Biases Affect Your Decision-Making?

Cognitive bias causes us to routinely deviate from rational judgment, and to make inferences about other people and situations illogically. A good example in the workplace is when you receive recognition, or an award, and you assume that your colleagues are all as happy for your success as you are; it makes us hurt and frustrated when we find out that this is not necessarily the case. Cognitive bias can lead to decisions that have negative consequences for us and for those around us; but how do you recognise when it's happening? What should you be on the lookout for? It helps to identify some of the common types of bias that affect people: ten of these are detailed below... ..»

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About Business Directories

A Business directory or business directory is a website or printed listing of information which lists all businesses within some category. Businesses can be categorized by business, location, activity, or size. Business may be compiled either manually or through an automated online search software. Online yellow pages are a type of business directory, as is the traditional phone book.

The details provided in a business directory will vary. They may include the business name, addresses, telephone numbers, location, type of service or products the business provides, number of employees, the service region and any professional associations. Some directories include a section for user reviews, comments, and feedback. Business directories in the past would take a printed format but have recently been upgraded to websites due to the advent of the internet.

Many business directories offer complimentary listings in addition to the premium options. There are many business directories and some of these have moved over to the internet and away from printed format. Whilst not being search engines, business directories often have a search facility.