decision making

  

Definition

The thought process of selecting a logical choice from the available options.

When trying to make a good decision, a person must weight the positives and negatives of each option, and consider all the alternatives. For effective decision making, a person must be able to forecast the outcome of each option as well, and based on all these items, determine which option is the best for that particular situation.


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  • The decision making that was utilized by the board of directors was quite thorough in their reasoning and high level critical thinking analysis of the company.

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  • He had really good decision making skills and could make choices that were not only beneficial for him, but for everyone around him.

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  • Because I didn't put much thought into how my peers at the law firm would react to my new face tattoo, everyone questioned my decision making ability.

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