Applying Decision Making Techniques Essay

947 Words May 26th, 2009 4 Pages
Applying Decision Making Techniques to Identify Solutions

How will the South Pacific Logistics and Transportation Company establish a greater and profitable presence on the Island of Kava? Considering all the physical, environmental and socio-economical issues previously discussed, how can a decision be made that will provide the best solution for both the corporation, its stakeholders and the community in which they operate? There are several tools and techniques available to guide decision makers during the analysis and evaluation process in order to reach the best possible decisions.

One of this tools or techniques available during the decision making process is brainstorming. This technique can be used to produce a
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Finally after in dept evaluation and clear analysis of all relevant information priorities can be identified and various courses of action suggested as solutions to be implemented.

Because of current crisis the local government may solicit help from international relief agencies along with the backing of private business operating in their community to help solve the current financial crisis created by catastrophes and the socio-cultural situation. The company founder stands behind these efforts and believes the organization must draw upon the strength of solid corporate responsibility policies for the guidance to help rebuild the infrastructure and financial strength of the local business and the general community. Sponsoring and providing volunteer employee help to community outreach programs such as Habitat for Humanity, the World’s Health Organization, and Doctors without Borders or UN food organizations could create an example to other multinational corporations operating within the community to join in on the rebuilding effort. These actions could create a much needed force of hope, and guidance, while enhancing the corporation’s positive image and reputation around the world, thus creating a competitive advantage.

Senior representatives for the SPTLC Corporation should meet with the local government’s subject matter experts to discuss unifying the recovery and restoration efforts

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