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Introduction

Problem Solving and Uncertainty

Abstract

Problems are difficult questions that require time and thought to answer. All managers are problem solvers. They spend their days handling the problems of providing goods and services to markets that they believe are, or can become, interested in purchasing what they have to offer. This demanding activity is not simple; it requires setting up appropriate production systems, introducing new technology, handling employee relations, developing marketing strategies, and many other critical activities related to meeting the needs of the communities or countries in which they operate. These problems are usually tackled on the basis of experience or with guidance from experts. They may not always be straightforward; however, they are part of what most managers regard as “their job.”

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Problem Solver Illegal Drug Money Laundering Drug Misuse Effective Problem 
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