Your Budget Leadership--Do You Make "Sound" Decisions?

Brent, Brian O.; DeAngelis, Karen J.
June 2011
School Business Affairs;Jun2011, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p14
The article reports on effective decision-making as one mark of an effective leader. The author describes the decision-making process, listing down steps that decision analysts say are involved in it, including defining the problem or issue one needs to solve, specifying the objectives one wants to accomplish by solving the problem, and identifying the alternative ways to solve the problem. Of the several decision-making models the authors have presented, they say one should avoid and look out for personal rationality and garbage can decision-making.


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