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satisfice

(ˈsætɪsˌfaɪs)
vb
1. (intr) to act in such a way as to satisfy the minimum requirements for achieving a particular result
2. (tr) obsolete to satisfy
[C16: altered from satisfy]
ˈsatisˌficer n

satisfice


Past participle: satisficed
Gerund: satisficing

Imperative
satisfice
satisfice
Present
I satisfice
you satisfice
he/she/it satisfices
we satisfice
you satisfice
they satisfice
Preterite
I satisficed
you satisficed
he/she/it satisficed
we satisficed
you satisficed
they satisficed
Present Continuous
I am satisficing
you are satisficing
he/she/it is satisficing
we are satisficing
you are satisficing
they are satisficing
Present Perfect
I have satisficed
you have satisficed
he/she/it has satisficed
we have satisficed
you have satisficed
they have satisficed
Past Continuous
I was satisficing
you were satisficing
he/she/it was satisficing
we were satisficing
you were satisficing
they were satisficing
Past Perfect
I had satisficed
you had satisficed
he/she/it had satisficed
we had satisficed
you had satisficed
they had satisficed
Future
I will satisfice
you will satisfice
he/she/it will satisfice
we will satisfice
you will satisfice
they will satisfice
Future Perfect
I will have satisficed
you will have satisficed
he/she/it will have satisficed
we will have satisficed
you will have satisficed
they will have satisficed
Future Continuous
I will be satisficing
you will be satisficing
he/she/it will be satisficing
we will be satisficing
you will be satisficing
they will be satisficing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been satisficing
you have been satisficing
he/she/it has been satisficing
we have been satisficing
you have been satisficing
they have been satisficing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been satisficing
you will have been satisficing
he/she/it will have been satisficing
we will have been satisficing
you will have been satisficing
they will have been satisficing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been satisficing
you had been satisficing
he/she/it had been satisficing
we had been satisficing
you had been satisficing
they had been satisficing
Conditional
I would satisfice
you would satisfice
he/she/it would satisfice
we would satisfice
you would satisfice
they would satisfice
Past Conditional
I would have satisficed
you would have satisficed
he/she/it would have satisficed
we would have satisficed
you would have satisficed
they would have satisficed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.satisfice - decide on and pursue a course of action satisfying the minimum requirements to achieve a goal; "optimization requires processes that are more complex than those needed to merely satisfice"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
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Others reject the view that agents are always required to bring about the best possible outcome and adopt a satisficing view, according to which agents are required to bring about outcomes that are sufficiently good.
Tversky (the founding fathers of modern behavioral economics) is that heuristics and biases can lead to a satisficing behavior.
In other words, (small) variations above the satisficing level do not matter.
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A major finding from this study is that local governments use benchmarking data both for excellence and satisficing when responding to departmental rankings.
The analysis uses two concepts: the innovation dilemma and robust satisficing (satisfying a critical or essential outcome requirement).
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What are those conditions, and what are the conditions under which satisficing is sensible?
We then go on to present our own proposal which argues that consequentialists should: i) be value-pluralist and multi-dimensional in their axiology; ii) avoid probability-domination; iii) define guardrails and thresholds for permissible outcomes; and iv) focus on the overall satisfaction of a range of relevant thresholds (including probability) within a satisficing consequentialist framework.
This has been done because, in many planning applications, it might not be possible to wait a significant amount of time for having a plan to use; satisficing plans are required as soon as possible and, eventually, they can be optimized.
It was Day (1967) who suggested that an economy of satisficing firms might evolve into one populated by firms that optimised, as those with better decision rules would drive out those with less effective ones and eventually, via experimentation, the survivors would stumble upon strategies upon which they could not improve.
In terms of the necessary information literacy and critical thinking skills required for undergraduate students to succeed academically (ALA, 2000), satisficing in information seeking and information search abandonment has been shown to produce negative effects on undergraduate student performance in the short term, and can contribute significantly to poor overall academic performance in the long term, affecting chances of degree completion (Becker, 2003; Gross et al.