Decision Making

Definition: Utilizing effective processes to make decisions.

Leaders with a well-developed decision-making ability can make quality, informed choices from a number of options. Decision-making uses other skills listed in the Leaders Are Clear Thinkers section, such as conceptual thinking, planning and organization, and problem-solving. Tomorrow’s leaders will have increased pressure to quickly make effective decisions in an increasingly ambiguous environment. In this section you will learn the skills needed to make difficult decisions in a timely manner, even under intense pressure. Effective decision-making requires making the best decision while considering the needs and interests of the group.

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