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What are the General Decision Making Styles?

Rational
Avoidant
Dependant
Intuitive
Spontaneous

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What is the trait of a Rational Decision Makers?

Uses a series of analytical steps to review relevant facts

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What is the trait of a Avoidant Decision Maker?

avoidant style emphasizes postponing and avoiding decisions

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What is the trait of a Dependant Decision Maker?

more comfortable making a decision when you have discussed the options with others

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What is the trait of a Intuitive Decision Maker?

Grasp on a situation or information without the need for reasoning

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What is the trait of a Spontaneous Decision Maker?

a sense of immediacy and a desire to get through the decision-making process as soon as possible

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What are the pros of an individual making decisions?

1. Prompt decisions
2. Accountable for own performance
3. Best decision may result without the influence of others

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What are the cons of an individual making decisions?

1. Less potential to gain more information
2. No other inputs

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What are the pros of a group making decisions?

1. Combine strengths
2. Broader perspectives

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What are the cons of a group making decisions?

1. More times consuming
2. Hostility and conflict
3. Work load not equally shared

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What are the 3 Group Decision Making Techniques?

1. Brainstorming
2. Nominal Group Technique 
3. Multi-voting 

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What does Multi Voting involve?

eliminate lower priority alternatives, then finalize a decision on a smaller number of options

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What does Nominal Group Technique involve?

write down ideas alone, then discuss together.

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What does Brainstorming involve?

everything is written down so that every member can see them

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What are the 3 Group decision making methods?

Consensus
Majority
Minority

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What does a Consensus group decision involve?

the group agree on the decision together

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What does a Majority group decision involve?

everyone votes or states their preference, the majority option is the decision;

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What does a Minority group decision involve?

few people advocate their view strongly