Decision-Making Navigation Tool - A Project


Online Pathfinder for Carefully Considered Decision-Making

Lots of people find it difficult to make decisions. But sometimes there are situations where you simply have to make a decision - either because it is impossible to put it off any longer or because it wouldn't make sense to do so. Prof. Rüdiger von Nitzsch and his team at RWTH Aachen University have developed an innovative tool which will not only help students in the lecture on "Decision Theory" to understand what decision making is all about; it will also be available online for anbody else who is looking for help because they face soon having to make an important decision. Please visit

WDR television reported on the project in their program "Lokalzeit". You can watch the video here.


The two German newspapers Süddeutsche Zeitung and Welt both conducted interviews with Prof. von Nitzsch on the "Entscheidungsnavi". These are available from their respective websites.

You can also read about the latest developments and other articles on the tool in the relevant Blog


Now the magazine Wir Westerwälder made the topic decisions in the current expenditure (expenditure 17, 12/2020) the core topic and presented the Decision-Making Navigation Tool. The magazine also referred to the new book "Reflektiert entscheiden - Kompetent mit Kopf und Bauch" by Rüdiger von Nitzsch and Florian Methling, who present methods that will support you in decision-making in the future. They also advocate a combination of intuitive and rational decision-making.



Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rüdiger von Nitzsch

Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Entscheidungsforschung und Finanzdienstleistungen


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