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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Data was collected through Self-Regulation Questionnaire, Self-Esteem Scale, Self-Efficacy Scale and the General Decision Making Styles Questionnaire.
Interest in patient-centered care and engagement of the patient as a partner in shared decision making is ongoing (Legare, Stacey, Briere, et al.
QUESTION: Last Friday, your MRx column on the correct consumer decision making divided our marketing class into those who agreed and those who disagreed with your conclusion that for most consumer products, there's no deliberative decision making in consumer buying.
Eleven chapters are: overview and challenges of clinical decision making in mental health practice; clinical expertise and decision making; a dual process perspective on the value of theory in psychotherapeutic decision making; clinical practice guideline development and decision making; developing clinical practice guidelines to enhance clinical decision making; using technology to enhance decision making; clinical decision making when the stakes are high; use of empirically grounded relational principles to enhance clinical decision making; integrating ongoing measurement into the clinical decision-making process; clinical decision making and risk management; teaching clinical decision making.
The present study aimed at discerning the relationship between conflict management and decision making styles in the college principals.
Supported decision making has been promoted as a primary means of respecting the right to legal capacity without discrimination on the basis of disability.
Decision making according to Jones (1998) is the process by which leaders respond to the opportunities and threats that confront them by analyzing the options and making determinations, or decisions about specific organizational goals and courses of action.
In this sense; the aim of the study was to examine life satisfaction and self-esteem in decision making and decision making styles of weight-lifting referees in terms of gender, educational status and refereeing experience.
This research investigates the relationship between decision making styles and belief in personal control among army personnel.
The main results are as follows: 1--Information based and concept based group Perception affect on their judgments, 2--Information based and concept based groups' Perception doesn't affect on their decisions significantly, 3--information based group judgment affects on their final decision, 4--process of information based and concept based decision making is not the same, 5--information based group decide more accurately, 6--concept based group assesses financial ratios more positively [12].
Some suggestions were presented to consultants from the findings obtained from the study in order to enhance decision making in decision-making styles and decision-making in social relationships.
Makoul and Clayman heroically slogged through the literature and concluded that "there is no shared definition of shared decision making.

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