decision making

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Noun1.decision making - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
officiating, officiation, refereeing, umpirage - the act of umpiring; "the officiating was excellent"
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
determination - deciding or controlling something's outcome or nature; "the determination of grammatical inflections"
eclectic method, eclecticism - making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
groupthink - decision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility)
closure, resolution, settlement - something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
judging, judgement, judgment - the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround, reversal - a decision to reverse an earlier decision
choice, pick, selection - the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
cull, reject - the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
alternative, option, choice - one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
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Lahore -- The second meeting of the special committee formed to review the Asia Cup 2016 performance individually met with each member of the selection committee and asked questions with regard to the selection process, criteria, decision making process, strategy and other relevant matters.
The standard processes of computerized Clinical Pathways to support decision making process determined and investigate from literature review and these processes should be embedded in Health Information System.
It may be direct where all members enter into the decision making process, or indirect through elected representative.
With regard to the decision making process in the European Parliament, this logic takes the shape of the "principle of degressive proportionality".
This study identified current and past research that examines the need for teachers in the decision making process.
There is a critical need to communicate to persons with disabilities that personal power resides within the decision making process.
Blacks probably make up 70% or 80% of [the players] but barely 5% or 10% of the decision making process.
Citizens must understand the policy the government wants to pursue, in order to influence the decision making process and (if necessary) develop the depth of support required for waging any war--particularly one that promises to be prolonged, such as the current War on Terror.
An uncertain economy has caused the corporate real estate decision making process to slow down, according to Cushman & Wakefield executive vice- president, corporate services O.
Victim Issues for Parole Boards, a videotape and discussion guide produced by the Office of Justice Programs, shares the perspectives of victims and parole board members about the value of victim participation in the parole decision making process.