Ethical Decision-Making Model

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The key takeaways from this article range from decision making models to ensuring that employers make an ethical decision. An ethical decision model is a great tool to use when faced with a tough decision to make (Inggs & Christensen, 2015). In order to ensure that a manager has made an ethical decision, he or she should consider everyone else around him or her that their decision could obtain an effect on. As a manager, it is important to utilize every tool necessary to make a decision. It is more important to stray away from the garbage can model which displays that decision making is sloppy and desultory (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013). Also, it is important to know which biases are showing up in the decision-making process. Furthermore, understanding how to deal with these biases is the key to making a good decision. Also, it is important not to make judgmental heuristics which are shortcuts used to reach a decision faster (Moisand, 2000). Another key takeaway is to use evidence-based decision making when making an important decision. Managers should use this concept to ensure they are gathering the best available evidence before making their decision. The leaders of BP and Transamerica certainly did not use evidence-based decision making nor did they follow the evidence-based decision-making model. If the leaders of these two companies followed the evidence-based decision-making model, they would start with identifying the problem and end with making the decision (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013). In conclusion, it is extremely to make an ethical decision, whether it is a…show more content…
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