Decision Making Model Essay

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Decision-Making Model essay Whether we realize it or not, decision-making is a part of our daily lives. Everyday we have to make decisions. Some of those decisions are minor and some of them are life changing. Some of the decision we make, sometimes, are pretty obvious. We decide to get up, get of bed, with the assumption that the floor will be there. Personally, I begin to think of what I need to accomplish that day and what would happen if I did not tend to certain things. These thoughts make me uncomfortable when I find no alternative course of action other than getting up and doing what needs to be done. In the end, I get up, get dressed and begin to tend to the things I consider important. By this time, I have already engaged in …show more content…
We have now decided to focus on what our listeners want and try to keep our listeners instead of trying to attract more. We want to keep what we have. As of now, the results are not completely known since the new system has been in place for about two months. Results have been a little better but now flagrantly different. We have to wait longer to see if our decision was the correct one or not. We might have found the right solution to our problem or maybe we will have to go through the whole decision making process again until we find the perfect solution to our problem. In other words, decision making is not always simple. Many times, we think that we have made the best decision ever and later on we realize that it was not. As humans, we want to fix problems instantly and, many times, a rigorous decision making process might be the answer. We tend to answer with our heart and feelings. We tend to answer right away without thinking. The realization that critical thinking and decision making hand and hand is an important key. Many times, time and perseverance will be the key to the best result possible. But like Gary Collins said "We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision" (n.d., Gary Collins quotes). Therefore, decision making is in us relentlessly whether we want it or not.

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