1. Think of a major decision you have made in your life. For example, why did you decide to go college or university? Why did you decide on the

1.      Think of a major decision you have made in your life. For example, why did you decide to go college or university? Why did you decide on the school you selected? How did you decide on your major? Explain how you applied the decision- making steps identified in this chapter. Are there any other factors you should have considered when making your decision?

2.      Define decision making. Does the decision- making process vary depending on where a manager or supervisor is located in the managerial hierarchy? Discuss.

3.      Distinguish between programmed and nonprogrammer types of decisions. Identify a relatively significant decision decision and a relatively insignificant decision for each type.

4.      Why should supervisors write a problem statement to assist them in defining the problem?

5.      Review the steps of the decision- making process in their proper sequence. What pitfalls should the supervisor avoid at each step?

6.      Identify the major elements of the brainstorming approach.

7.      Describe a situation in which you would prefer to solve the problem in a group rather than by yourself. Why? What are the advantages of each approach? The limitations?

8.      Define and discuss the factors that a supervisor should consider in developing and evaluating alternatives in the decision- making process. To what degree should ethical issues be consideration? Identify and discuss five ethical “tests” in this process.

9.      Is the ever appropriate to use “no decision” as your approach to solving a problem? Discuss.

10.  When deciding on a course of action, do you tend to rely more on past experiences or on the need to be creative? Provide an example from your past to support your answer.

11.  Do you believe that creative problem solving can be encouraged in an organizational setting? Why or why not? Have you ever worked in an environment that fostered creative problem solving? If so, what specific strategies did the organization use to encourage its employees to use creative problem solving?

Show more

Calculate Your Essay Price
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more