Decision Making : An Evaluation

810 Words Sep 12th, 2014 4 Pages
Generating potential solutions, evaluating the solutions, deciding, checking the decisions and communicating and implementing the decisions were the six areas covered during the quiz (cite). Decisions made at the strategic, routine, project/non-routine, or operational levels have different impacts (cite) and consequences if not managed properly. This paper will address each of the six areas evaluated, discuss the four levels that decisions are made and show my improvement plan to improve this competency.
Survey Results
Results from the decision-making skills test show that while I have a good understanding of the basics, there are areas of improvement to enhance my decision-making skills. One factor is to be more proactive when making decisions. Learning to outline options and discovering risk and consequences before making a decision is important. Critical thinking skills are also essential when making strategic decisions. In my current position, decisions are made on a daily basis and at various levels. The type of decision to be made is dependent on the issue at hand.
The Importance of Tone
Experience has shown how important setting the tone or environment can be across the organization. Establishing this environment help everyone understand what the rules of engagement are. Understanding the issue is important before making any type of decision. Having an objective will ensure the right issue is being discussed. Agreeing on a process to move…
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