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Model for Making Tactical Decisions

The model for making tactical decisions described in the text has six steps. These steps are listed, out of order, below.

Required:

Put the steps in the correct order, starting with the step that should be taken first.

  1. 1. Select the alternative with the greatest overall benefit.
  2. 2. Identify the costs and benefits associated with each feasible alternative.
  3. 3. Assess qualitative factors.
  4. 4. Recognize and define the problem.
  5. 5. Identify alternatives as possible solutions to the problem.
  6. 6. Total the relevant costs and benefits for each alternative.

To determine

State the correct order of the steps involved in the model for making tactical decisions.

Explanation

Decision-Making Model:

A decision-making model can be defined as a set of procedures and steps that can be used to make a decision. This model can also be used to systematize the information and structure the thinking of the decision maker.

The steps involved in the model for making tactical decision are:

Step 1: Recognize and define the problem.

It is the first step involved in making tactical decisions. For example, the members of the management team identify that there is a requirement for additional capacity to store the raw materials. In this case, the team members recognize and define the problem to the management.

Step 2: Identify the alternatives as possible solutions.

In this step, it is required to recognize the different alternatives and consider one alternative as the best suitable solution.

Step3: Identify the costs and benefits associated with each feasible alternative...

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