Decision-making is the process of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions. Using a step-by-step decision-making process can help you make more deliberate, thoughtful decisions by organizing relevant information and defining alternatives. This approach increases the chances that you will choose the most satisfying alternative possible.
To have greater insight into decision-making processes.
To use that insight to make more effective decisions.
To possess a range of different perspectives on what counts as an 'effective' decision.
To be better equipped to understand and influence the decision-making processes of other individuals and groups.
Identify the Goal or Problem that Requires a Decision
Gather Information and Alternatives Associated With Choices
Make Your Decision
Put Your Decision into Action and Evaluate