TITLE

Decision Making

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Decision Making - Competency Center;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Leaders have the responsibility of making decisions. Good decisions add value to an organization and add to a leader's effectiveness, while poor decisions cast a shadow over both parties. Leaders with the decision-making competency make timely, quality decisions, sometimes with incomplete information or under tight deadlines and time constraints. They identify issues, utilize and interpret outside data, determine consequences, and use a high-quality process to determine the outcome that best reflects the available information, constraints, and consequences. In an age of rapid technological progress, globalization, and a volatile economic landscape, quality decision making has never been more important or valuable to an organization.
ACCESSION #
59997697

 

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