The Organizational Model Decision Making

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The Organizational Model decision-making process is another that this writer found most useful in this course. Its general characteristics make use of programmed decisions that are usually used well-structured patterns of search but use simple rules of thumb as well as analytical frameworks which are determined by the complexity of the decision to be made. Organizations often make decisions that are optimal to their local sphere, but may not be optimal in the larger totality and is constrained by the desire to minimize uncertainties. However, organizations learn that they are part of open systems and adapt to their environment. Decision-making takes place primarily through the basic functions of the manager which includes planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. The Organizational Model decision-making lends itself to immediate results and accepts satisficing outcomes to those involved. It notes the constraints of the external environment, leaves the specific norms of the classical model and replaces them with a more open approach provides for the many constraints imposed on managerial decision makers. This model is a temporal process in which organizational decision-makers are given objectives that are changing, and with imperfect knowledge of alternatives and consequences. They will not likely reach a maximum of advantages but rather an acceptable level of satisfaction. The organizational approach is characterized by four general factors. First is
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