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  • n. The process of reaching a decision.

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  • n. the cognitive process of reaching a decision


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  • Dean, Howard decision making self-esteem andsibling relationships anddeep breathing technique defaming defeat, grace in defiance

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • The entire Ex Comm process has been widely heralded as an example of collegial decision making at its best.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • On May 9, New York Times reporter William Beecher published a detailed account of the Cambodia bombings; the same reporter had previously published an inside account of administration decision making in response to the downing of the EC-121.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • The dean of military strategists, Carl von Clausewitz, explained the importance of this decision making in his 1832 treatise On War: “The first, the supreme, the most far-reaching act of judgment that the statesman and commander have to make is to establish … the kind of war on which they are embarking; neither mistaking it for, nor trying to turn it into something that is alien to its nature.”

    The Longest War

  • More generally, organization and reorganization, like much action, are tied to the discovery, clarification, and elaboration of meaning as well as to immediate action or decision making March and Sevón, 1984.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • Decision processes are sacred rituals and decision making is linked to important symbolic concerns of politics and society Olsen, 1970; Edlefson, 1978; Bartunek and Keys, 1979; Roos and Hall, 1980.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • The apparent disorderliness of many things in decision making has led some people to argue that there is very little order to collective choice and that it is best described as bedlam.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • Thus, students of time allocation in decision making have observed the ways in which attention to problems seems to be determined as much by the time of their arrival as by assessments of their importance Cohen and March, 1986; Olsen, 1976c.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • It has been observed that individuals fight for the right to participate in decision making and then do not exercise that right with any vigor Olsen, 1976a.

    Rediscovering Institutions


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