Overview of Decision Making Models

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Decision Making According to Robert Harris, (2009) decision making is the process or the study of identifying and choosing the best alternatives and best fits the goals, values and the desired outcome. He further adds that it's a process of sufficiently reducing uncertainty and doubt about alternatives to allow a reasonable choice to be made from among them. There are various decision making models that have been researched upon and fronted in the academic field. These include but are not restricted to decision matrix, multivariable decision-making model, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) model, Vroom-Jago decision model, seven step decision making model, intuitive decision making model, recognition primed decision making model, the ultimate decision making model, Kepner Tregoe decision making model (decision making confidence, 2010) and many more models. However for the purpose and focus of this paper in particular, the Advance directives decision making model will form the basis. It is however very necessary to note that the models do not operate in mutual exclusivity. They instead interlace to augment each other depending on the peculiarity of the situation that and individual or organization finds itself in. Advance directive decision making Across the health care profession, there appears to be a consensus on the respect that should be accorded the decisions that are made by the patients on how they should be taken care of medically. The medical practitioners
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