Mgt601 Unit 1 Business Decision

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Unit 1 Business Decision MGT600-1104A-01 October 5, 2011 Summary My supervisor asked me; as part of my annual evaluation to email her, a self-evaluation on a recent decision I have made for the company (AIU, 2011). I have been asked to be objective and opened minded when my analyzing myself (AIU, 2011). She want me to analysis my decision utilizing Bazerman and Moore’s six steps to decision making (AIU, 2011). These steps define the problem, identify the criteria, weigh the criteria, generate alternatives, rate each alternative, and to compute the optimal decision (Bazerman & Moore, 2009). Introduction Dear Holly, October 5, 2011 You approached with request of becoming the districts…show more content…
It is possible to make sound hypothesis, based on less detailed information. Variables and fluctuations happen and are a normal part of life. These steps follow a specific order that is considered the ideal rational for decisions (Group/Individual, 1999-2000). The other weakness in this model is it is time consuming. A lot of research goes into making business decisions but if for each decision, one had to follow the Bazerman and Moore’s six-step model even less would get accomplished. This in the end would be even more…show more content…
In most cases, I predict that most will not follow the Bazerman and Moore’s six-step model due to its time consumption. This model will surely make decision-making process a longer but could be more helpful and beneficial in some areas of business. The model does allow business organizations to deeply analyze all aspects of a business decision. References Bazerman, M. & Moore, D. (2009). Judgement in managerial decision making. (7th ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Carlson Consulting Group (2011) Healthcare Provider CPR Retrieved from http://www.carlsonconsultinggroup.com/prod-Healthcare_Provider_CPR-25.aspx? Group/Individual Level. (1999-2000). Persuasion, decision, commitment-decision-making. Retrieved from http://www.implementer.com/implementer/web/step4_c/persuade-decrational.htm Six Step Decision Making Process. (nd). Retrieved from http://www.decision-making-confidence.com/six-step-decision-making-process.html U.S. General Services Administration (2011) Retrieved from
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