Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 2004 (Revised March 2006)

Decision Trees

by Robin Greenwood and Lucy White


This case introduces decision analysis. Using a simple example, it illustrates the use of probability trees and decision trees as tools for solving business problems.

Keywords: Decision Making;


Greenwood, Robin, and Lucy White. "Decision Trees." Harvard Business School Background Note 205-060, December 2004. (Revised March 2006.)