Decision Making Process
?Analysis of the Decision-Making Process?
We are constantly making decisions. We make decisions that affect how and what we do in our homes and at work. Our decisions can bear consequences that carry throughout the day, throughout our careers, and throughout our lives. This paper will explore a few scenarios and outline several steps of the decision-making process, particularly as it relates to management.
Suppose that you and some friends are hiking along some mountain cliffs. As you are hiking you hear a growing noise and then feel a tremor. Looking above, you notice a rockslide coming down quickly. You all sprint until the sound has passed. Behind you, a large boulder has pinned the leg of a companion. Despite all your efforts, the boulder cannot be lifted or moved. The cliff that you are on may or may not give way from added weight of the debris. Unfortunately, you are miles away from any rescue assistance, and it appears that you only have two options. You can leave your friend, to the chance that the cliff might give way, and go for help. Or you can somehow detach the leg, rendering him disabled indefinitely, but sparing his life. Situations like these
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